Oli Epp

United Kingdom

Artist biography

Oli Epp is a visual artist, who originates from the United Kingdom, like other famous artists such as Mark Wallinger, Edwina Leapman, Anthony Banks, John Hiliard, and Nick Waplington.

Exhibitions

Oli Epp most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Carl Kostyal | London in the United Kingdom (13 December 2019 until 02 March 2020) with the exhibition Oxymoron. Oli Epp's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Contactless (15 March 2019 - 26 April 2019) at Richard Heller Gallery in the United States and KARMA (11 September 2019 - 24 October 2019) at DUVE Berlin in Germany.

Oli Epp in private collections

Bech Risvig Collection and Aleksander Herresthal Collection feature Oli Epp's works on Artland. They also include works by prominent figures such as Willy Spiller, Douglas Mandry, and Lydia Blakeley.

Historical Context of United Kingdom

Through colonisation and the resulting ascent of its Empire, the United Kingdom reached the status of a giant, although the prosperity and economic power did not shelter it from the apparent cultural supremacy of other continents and countries. With the United States on one side and its European neighbours on the other, Britain had been to a somewhat significant degree eclipsed by their respective impact on the art of the modern period. But it is towards the end of the nineteenth century that it truly became an essential and crucial agent in the development of the avant-garde, through radical and progressive trends such at the Arts and Crafts Movement, which would become essential to the further development of bohemian artists movements or other artist-led guilds of the twentieth century. Vorticism is a noteworthy movement, essentially distinctive of British modernism, it involved artists known for their affiliation to the Bloomsbury group. A few critically significant British artists of the modern and contemporary era include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Paula Rego among others – as well as the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn and Chris Ofili, in more recent years.

Oli Epp

  • Artworks in Collections 2
  • Exhibitions 3
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