Jasper Hagenaar

1977 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Jasper Hagenaar is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in the Netherlands, like other celebrated artists such as Jaco Putker, Helmut Smits, Cuny Janssen, Pieter De Haard, and Adeline de Monseignat. Jasper Hagenaar was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jasper Hagenaar's work is available for viewing at Althuis Hofland Fine Arts located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Jasper Hagenaar's work has most recently been exhibited at Althuis Hofland Fine Arts in Amsterdam (05 February 2020 until 08 February 2020) with the exhibition Art Rotterdam 2020.

Historical Context of Netherlands

In the post-Impressionist era, the dutch Vincent Van Gogh is considered among one of the most important innovators, and is of course viewed as one of the most remarkable painters of all time, regardless of the era. In the twentieth century, some of the earliest examples of abstraction in the Netherlands were made under the aegis of the seminal de Stijl movement, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. Gerrit Rietveld was an influential architect and designer whose work is closely related to the ideas of De Stijl.

Further Biographical Context for Jasper Hagenaar

Jasper Hagenaar was born in 1977 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1990s growing up. A collective of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a diverse group of practitioners. Many of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most renowned member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was defiant yet enterprising. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of creating art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this idea.

Jasper Hagenaar

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