Paul Fägerskiöld

1982 · Sweden

Artist biography

Paul Fägerskiöld is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Per Kesselmars, Erland Cullberg, Casper Forsberg, Charlotte Jönsson, and Gunnel Wåhlstrand . Paul Fägerskiöld was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Paul Fägerskiöld is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like the United States, Sweden, and Germany. Some of those galleries are Andersen's in Denmark, Galerie Nordenhake | Stockholm in Sweden, as well as Peter Blum Gallery in the United States. Paul Fägerskiöld most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Nordenhake | Mexico City in Mexico with the exhibition Geopoetics. The exhibition was open from 03 February 2020 until 06 March 2020. Paul Fägerskiöld's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Flatlands (21 March 2019 - 17 May 2019) at Peter Blum Gallery in the United States and PAUL FÄGERSKIÖLD »PAUL FÄGERSKIÖLD« (15 September 2018 - 17 November 2018) at Galerie Nordenhake | Berlin in Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Paul Fägerskiöld

Born in 1982, Paul Fägerskiöld was largely influenced 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 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 renowned 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 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 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'. Relational Aesthetics became a key 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 such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as significant artists who worked to this idea.

Paul Fägerskiöld

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