Lutz Braun

1976 · Germany

Artist biography

Lutz Braun is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Peter Sauerer, Georg Muche, Hartmut Stockter, Sven Fritz, and Katja Toennissen. Lutz Braun was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lutz Braun is represented by two galleries, Galerie Nagel Draxler and Galerie Nagel Draxler oHG| Cologne in Germany. Lutz Braun most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Zwinger Galerie in Berlin (13 December 2019 until 21 February 2020) with the exhibition Die Zukunft der SPD.

Further Biographical Context for Lutz Braun

Lutz Braun was born in 1976 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1990s growing up. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. Many of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of the group is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs gained a divisive public image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, the divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Lutz Braun

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