Peppi Bottrop

1988 · Germany

Artist biography

Peppi Bottrop is an emerging artist, who was born in Germany, like other famous artists such as Norbert Bisky, Felix Contzen, Sibylle Peretti, Simone Westerwinter, and Eva-Maria Schön. Peppi Bottrop was born in 1988.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Peppi Bottrop is represented and exhibited by multiple galleries around the world, in countries such as Norway and Germany. Galleries exhibiting Peppi Bottrop's work include Gerhardsen Gerner | Oslo in Norway, as well as Galerie Jan Kaps and fiebach, minninger in Germany. Peppi Bottrop is at the moment exhibiting at Sies + Höke in Düsseldorf with the exhibition How Long is Forgotten (28 March 2020 - 02 May 2020).

Peppi Bottrop in private collections

On Artland Peppi Bottrop's works can be found in the collection of Mono, Lars Holst, and Bødskov Collection, who for instance also has works by other artists including Sissi Farassat, Qafar Rzayev, and DUSKMANN.

Further Biographical Context for Peppi Bottrop

Peppi Bottrop was born in 1988, grew up during the 1990s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. 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 group of practitioners. A number 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 well known 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 known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was defiant yet entrepreneurial. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they received, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Conceptual photography began to gain popularity, and was particularly inspired by German ideas and artists. German artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained major recognition, and in turn artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall created images with a cinematic quality that was inspired by the German artists’ work. In terms of painting, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger gained influential status in the artistic community.

Peppi Bottrop

  • Artworks in Collections 6
  • Exhibitions 5

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