Stine Deja

1986 · United Kingdom

Artist biography

Stine Deja is a young contemporary artist, who originates from the United Kingdom, like other celebrated artists such as Frederick Goodall, Jacqueline Horler, Anthea Hamilton, Emma Cousin, and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd. Stine Deja was born in 1986.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Stine Deja is represented and exhibited by Annka Kultys Gallery | London in the United Kingdom. Stine Deja's work are currently exhibiting at Annka Kultys Gallery | London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition Last Resort (27 February 2020 - 17 April 2020). Stine Deja's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Annka Kultys Gallery | London in the United Kingdom (21 February 2018 - 24 March 2018) with the name S Y N T H E T I C S E D U C T I O N and Pablo's Birthday in the United States (25 June 2019 - 02 July 2019) with the name HERE + NOW.

Historical Context of United Kingdom

The UK has been an essential hub for artistic production for centuries. While it accrued tremendous wealth from colonisation and the rise of its Empire, it was also exposed to the cultural supremacy of other countries and continents. Throughout the contemporary era, Britain had been largely eclipsed by the status of its European neighbours on one side, and of the United States on the other. But towards the end of the nineteenth century, Britain became a significant hub in the development of the avant-garde. This includes the Arts and Crafts Movement, a major movement paving the way for artist-led organisations, associations and organisational co-operative types that would later become into a template of sorts for bohemian artists movements of the Twentieth Century. Important artistic movements that epitomize British modernism include for example Vorticism, involving artists part of the Bloomsbury group. Some noteworthy British artists of the modern and contemporary era include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Paula Rego - and in more recent years the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Chris Ofili and others.

Further Biographical Context for Stine Deja

Born in 1986, Stine Deja's creative work was predominantly influenced 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 practitioners, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, as well as being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most famous artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became noted 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 gained 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 collective called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Stine Deja

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