Kerim Ragimov

1970 · Russian Federation

Artist biography

Kerim Ragimov is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Russian Federation - other established artists such as Alexey Miheev, Aes+F (Evgeny Svyatsky), Vladimir Potapov, Alexey Luka, and Samohvalov Alexandr were also born in Russian Federation. Kerim Ragimov was born in 1970.

Kerim Ragimov's Gallery representation

Kerim Ragimov's work is available for viewing at Primo Marella in Milan, Italy.

Further Biographical Context for Kerim Ragimov

Born in 1970, Kerim Ragimov's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1990s. A group 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 varied 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 well known 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 rebellious yet enterprising. Due to the large amount of media coverage that they received, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. The art world was influenced by many trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as represented in the work of artists including Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Kerim Ragimov

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