Petros Moris

1986 · Greece

Artist biography

Petros Moris is an emerging contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Greece, like other prominent artists such as Nicholas Georgiadis, Fozemaikey, Stamatis Pavlis, Despina Stokou, and Yorgos Sapountzis. Petros Moris was born in 1986.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Petros Moris is represented by Komplot located in Brussels, Belgium. Petros Moris most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Lily Robert in Paris (04 July 2019 until 28 August 2019) with the exhibition Summer Show.

Further Biographical Context for Petros Moris

Born in 1986, Petros Moris' creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1990s. 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, alongside 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 members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art 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 achieved a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was an emergent trend in Japan related to the huge boom in advertising and consumerism that took place during the economic dominance of the 1980s. The indigenous comic book culture of manga, allied to trends in advertising, graphic design and packaging, saw a young artist called Takashi Murakami develop his theories which he coined ’Superflat’. Influenced by his experiences in New York City in the mid-1990s, Murakami formed a powerful group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

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Petros Moris

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