Olof Inger

1979 · Sweden

Artist biography

Olof Inger is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Charlotta Bellander, Lovisa Ringborg, Ylva Carlgren, Fanny Holtz, and Juan Villavicencio. Olof Inger was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Olof Inger is represented by several galleries around the world, including countries like Turkey and Sweden. Some of those galleries are Anna Laudel in Istanbul, as well as Anna Bohman Gallery and ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm. Olof Inger most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm (04 December 2019 until 04 January 2020) with the exhibition Winter Show. Olof Inger's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; INPUT OUTPUT II (21 August 2019 - 21 September 2019) at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm and WINTER SHOW 2017 (14 December 2017 - 11 January 2018) at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm.

Further Biographical Context for Olof Inger

Olof Inger was born in 1979, grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. 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, as well as being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most successful artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became known for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became known for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They gained a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Conceptual photography led by German ideas and artists came to prominence. Artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and inspired other artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who experimented with the kind of cinematic expansiveness associated with the German artists’ work. Painters like Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger exercised a notable influence on less established artists.

Olof Inger

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