Oskar Hult

1986 · Sweden

Artist biography

Oskar Hult is seen as an emerging contemporary artist, who originates from Sweden, like other renowned artists such as Juan Villavicencio, Michael Richter, Un Known, Judit Ström, and Hans Christian Rylander. Oskar Hult was born in 1986.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Several galleries around the world represent and exhibit Oskar Hult's work, including galleries in countries like Turkey and Sweden. Galleries exhibiting Oskar Hult's work include Anna Laudel in Istanbul, as well as Anna Bohman Gallery and ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm. Oskar Hult most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm with the exhibition Winter Show. The exhibition was open from 04 December 2019 until 04 January 2020. Oskar Hult's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm (30 October 2019 - 30 November 2019) with the name Four Corners and ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm (14 December 2017 - 11 January 2018) with the name WINTER SHOW 2017.

Oskar Hult in private collections

It is the collector KT, who is in possession of work by Oskar Hult at Artland. KT also has works by other artists including Miriam Tölke, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Won Sou-Yeol.

Further Biographical Context for Oskar Hult

Born in 1986, Oskar Hult's creative work was largely inspired by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start 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 artists, 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 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 noted 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 achieved 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'. Relational Aesthetics became a core idea. It was a term created by curator Nicholas Bourriaud in the 1990s to describe the tendency to make art based on, or inspired by, human relations and their social context. Works by artists like Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this idea.

Oskar Hult

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 2

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