Stephan Dillemuth

1954 · Germany

Artist biography

Stephan Dillemuth is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Germany. Stephan Dillemuth was born in 1954. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Several galleries around the world represent and exhibit Stephan Dillemuth's work, including galleries in countries like France, the United States, and Germany. The galleries exhibiting Stephan Dillemuth's work include Éric Hussenot in Paris, HOUSE OF GAGA // REENA SPAULINGS FINE ART in Los Angeles, as well as Reena Spaulings Fine Art in New York. Stephan Dillemuth most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at 3236RLS in London with the exhibition From Another Century. The exhibition was open from 04 October 2019 until 02 November 2019. Stephan Dillemuth's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Croy Nielsen in Vienna (13 September 2018 - 20 October 2018) with the name All’estero & Dr. K.’s Badereise nach Riva: Version B and MOUNTAINS in Berlin (30 August 2019 - 11 October 2019) with the name L’Arbre du Soleil.

Further Biographical Context for Stephan Dillemuth

Stephan Dillemuth was born in 1954 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1970s growing up. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and growth in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the central tensions of the previous decade. Conceptual art developed as a influential movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the artwork into the expansive outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain importance for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly renowned figures worldwide. Many of the artists who became so famous and successful in the 1960s remained dominant figures. For example, Andy Warhol branched out into film and magazine publishing, the first type of pan cultural activity for a visual artist. This secured his reputation as a major international celebrity in his own right. Towards the end of the 1970s, the emerging practices of graffiti and street art were beginning to gain attention in the fine art community. Artists such as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat were working in downtown Manhattan and guaranteeing that spray paint and tagging gained some egitimacy as a fine art practice, a trend which would fully emerge and dominate during the following decade.

Stephan Dillemuth

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