Ruben Eikebø

1988 · Norway

Artist biography

Ruben Eikebø is an emerging contemporary artist, who was born in Norway, like other renowned artists such as Anders Holen, Melanie Kitty, Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Per Kleiva, and Marianne Boberg. Ruben Eikebø was born in 1988.

Ruben Eikebø's Gallery representation

Ruben Eikebø is represented by Galleri LNM located in Oslo, Norway.

Ruben Eikebø in private collections

On Artland, Eirik Stensrud includes works by Ruben Eikebø, but also others by Farhad Farzali, Choi Jun Kun, and Hur Kyung-Ae, critically acclaimed artists and prominent figures of the Art World.

Further Biographical Context for Ruben Eikebø

Ruben Eikebø was born in 1988 and was largely inspired creatively 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 diverse 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 rebellious yet enterprising. Due to the large amount of media coverage that they garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as presented in the work of artists including Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Ruben Eikebø

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