Kimball Gunnar Holth

1982 · Australia

Artist biography

Kimball Gunnar Holth is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Australia, like other well-known artists such as Sarah Hendy, Ricky Swallow, Anna McMahon, Bradd Westmoreland, and Glen Preece. Kimball Gunnar Holth was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Kimball Gunnar Holth's work is available for viewing at Galerie van Gelder located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Kimball Gunnar Holth's work has most recently been exhibited at Galerie van Gelder in Amsterdam (06 September 2019 until 05 October 2019) with the exhibition Slaap Lekker Studio.

Further Biographical Context for Kimball Gunnar Holth

Kimball Gunnar Holth was born in 1982 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse group of artists, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, alongside being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most successful artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became noted for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Conceptual photography led by German ideas and artists came to prominence. Artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained major recognition, and inspired other artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who experimented with the kind of cinematic expansiveness associated with the German artists’ work. Painters like Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger exerted a strong influence on less established artists.

Kimball Gunnar Holth

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