1973 · Indonesia
Rudi Mantofani is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Indonesia, like other prominent artists such as Ary Kurniawan, Apunj, Yansen wayan sudarsana, Iwan Effendi, and Mulyana. Rudi Mantofani was born in 1973.
Rudi Mantofani's Gallery representation
Rudi Mantofani is represented and exhibited by Primo Marella in Milan, Italy.
Further Biographical Context for Rudi Mantofani
Rudi Mantofani was born in 1973 and was largely inspired 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. 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 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 known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was rebellious yet commercial. 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 many trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as shown in the work of artists such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres.
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