Klaus Pichler

1977 · Czech Republic

Artist biography

Klaus Pichler is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Czech Republic, like other famous artists such as Hynek Martinec, Leonid Ochrymcuk, Jiri Franta, Zdenek Konvalina, and Viktor Takac. Klaus Pichler was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Klaus Pichler is represented by birds + Richard in Berlin, Germany. Klaus Pichler most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Hangar art center in Brussels with the exhibition Photo Brussels Festival. The exhibition was open from 14 November 2019 until 20 December 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Klaus Pichler

Klaus Pichler was born in 1977 and was primarily influenced 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 collective 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 art 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 considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. 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 international 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 exercised a notable influence on younger artists.

Klaus Pichler

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