Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen

1986 · Norway

Artist biography

Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen is a young emerging artist, who originates from Norway, like other prominent artists such as Hilde Jørgensen, Karl Bryhn, Daniel Østvold, Terje Roalkvam, and Lars Elling. Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen was born in 1986.

Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen's Gallery representation

Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen's work is on display at fiebach, minninger in Cologne, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen

Born in 1986, Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen's creative work was largely 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 varied collective 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 defiant yet enterprising. Due to the high 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 key idea in the 1990s. Works by artists such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as significant artists who worked to this outline.

Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen

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