Tanya Goel

1985 · India

Artist biography

Tanya Goel is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in India - other established artists such as Sabya Baliarsingh, Sudarshan Shetty, Joy Curtis, Sreshta Rit Premnath, and Sangram Majumdar were also born in India. Tanya Goel was born in 1985.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Tanya Goel's work is available for viewing at Galerie Urs Meile | Lucerne in Luzern, Switzerland. Tanya Goel's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Equations in a Variable at Galerie Urs Meile | Lucerne in Luzern, Switzerland. The exhibition was open from 13 November 2019 until 31 January 2020.

Further Biographical Context for Tanya Goel

Born in 1985, Tanya Goel was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. A collective 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 varied 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 famous 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 defiant yet commercial. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they received, 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 shown in the work of artists such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Tanya Goel

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