Nick Mauss

1980 · Germany

Artist biography

Nick Mauss is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Germany, like other artists such as Karon Davis, Marina Faust, Lisa Seebach, Dennis Loesch, and Sven Kroner. Nick Mauss was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nick Mauss is represented and exhibited by multiple galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. Galleries include Campoli Presti | London in the United Kingdom, Campoli Presti | Paris in France, as well as 303 Gallery in the United States. Nick Mauss most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Croy Nielsen in Vienna (13 September 2018 until 20 October 2018) with the exhibition All’estero & Dr. K.’s Badereise nach Riva: Version B. Nick Mauss' other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Campoli Presti | Paris in France (05 June 2019 - 19 July 2019) with the name Self Portrait with Visor and AplusA in Italy (01 September 2018 - 15 December 2018) with the name ALL’ESTERO & DR. K TAKES THE WATERS AT RIVA. VERSION A . Nick Mauss' first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called ALL’ESTERO & DR. K TAKES THE WATERS AT RIVA. VERSION A and took place at AplusA in Venice, Italy from the 01 September 2018 to 15 December 2018.

Nick Mauss in private collections

On Artland Nick Mauss' works can be found in the following collection: Leon Lopata which, for instance, also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Liam Fallon, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Tora Aghabayova.

Further Biographical Context for Nick Mauss

Nick Mauss was born in 1980 and was predominantly influenced by the 1990s growing up. 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 creatives, 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 famous artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became famous 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 gained considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was a developing trend in Japan related to the huge boom in advertising and consumerism that took place during the economic dominance of the 1980s. The indigenous comic book culture of manga, allied to trends in advertising, graphic design and packaging, saw a young artist called Takashi Murakami develop his theories which he coined ’Superflat’. Influenced by his experiences in New York City in the mid-1990s, Murakami was to form a powerful group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Nick Mauss

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 7

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