Marta Antoniak

1986 · Poland

Artist biography

Marta Antoniak is seen as an emerging artist, who originates from Poland, like other renowned artists such as Przemysław Kwiek, Karolina Bielawska, Zbigniew Andrzej Natkaniec, Mikołaj Smoczyński, and Michal Smandek. Marta Antoniak was born in 1986.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Marta Antoniak's work is available for viewing at COLLECTIVA located in Berlin, Germany. Marta Antoniak's work has most recently been exhibited at Galeria Stereo in Warsaw (28 February 2019 until 29 March 2019) with the exhibition All Dogs.

Further Biographical Context for Marta Antoniak

Marta Antoniak was born in 1986 and was predominantly influenced 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 diverse 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 renowned 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 famous 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 garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of creating art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as important artists who worked to this idea.

Marta Antoniak

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