Maximiliane Baumgartner

1986 · Germany

Artist biography

Maximiliane Baumgartner is seen as an emerging artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Lyonel Feininger, Krh Sonderborg, Markus Weisbeck, Frank Coldewey, and Thomas Werner. Maximiliane Baumgartner was born in 1986.

Maximiliane Baumgartner's exhibition

Maximiliane Baumgartner most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Max Mayer in Düsseldorf with the exhibition Die vierte Wand der dritten Pädagogin. The exhibition was open from 15 November 2019 until 19 December 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Maximiliane Baumgartner

Maximiliane Baumgartner was born in 1986 and was predominantly influenced creatively 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. A number 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 defiant 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’. Conceptual photography began to gain popularity, and was particularly inspired by German ideas and artists. German artists such as Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and in turn artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall created works with a cinematic quality that was inspired by the German artists’ work. In terms of painting, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger gained influential status in the artistic community.

Maximiliane Baumgartner

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