Jiri Georg Dokoupil

1954 · Czech Republic

Artist biography

Jiri Georg Dokoupil is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originates from Czech Republic, like other celebrated artists such as Daniela & Linda Dostálková, Pavel Hayek, Jiri Dokoupil, František Kupka, and Vladimir Skoda. Jiri Georg Dokoupil was born in 1954.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jiri Georg Dokoupil's work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in Denmark, Switzerland, and the United States. The galleries exhibiting Jiri Georg Dokoupil's work include Galleri Susanne Ottesen in Copenhagen, Galería Leyendecker in Islas Canarias, and Tobias Muller Modern Art in Zurich. Jiri Georg Dokoupil's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Multipli (28 November 2018 - 22 January 2019) at Studio d'Arte Cannaviello in Milan and 10 / 40 (18 July 2019 - 08 September 2019) at Kubik Gallery in Porto.

Further Biographical Context for Jiri Georg Dokoupil

Born in 1954, Jiri Georg Dokoupil was primarily influenced by the 1970s. Conceptualism is often perceived as a reaction to Minimalism, and the dominant art movement of the 1970s, challenging the boundaries of art with its revolutionary features. The movements that succeeded were all characteristic of a strong desire to evolve and consolidate the art world, in response to the tensions of the previous decade. Process art branched out from Conceptualism, including some of its most essential aspects, but going further in creating mysterious and experimental artistic journeys, while Land Art brought creation to the outsides, initiating early ideas of environmentalism. In Germany, Expressive figure painting was given another chance for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism almost twenty years ago, the genre regained its distinction through the brushstrokes of Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The cosmopolitan and refined position that New York city held in the 1960s remained just as influential in the 1970s. With multiple global renowned artists gravitating the galleries and downtown scene, the city once again reinforced its reputation as the artistic hub of the generation. The critically engaged Mono-Ha movement, comprised of Japanese and Korean artists, flourished in Tokyo in the 1970s. Rejecting conventional ideas of representation, the artists favoured an interpretation of the world through an engagement with materials and an exploration of their properties. The artworks would often consist of encounters between natural and industrial materials such as stone, glass, cotton, sponge, wood, oil and water, mostly unaltered intact.

Jiri Georg Dokoupil

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