Teodora Axente

1984 · Romania

Artist biography

Teodora Axente is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Romania, like other renowned artists such as Ioana Nemes, Sonja Arz, Zoita (Delia Calinescu), Legend Of The Fenix Art, and Dan Voinea. Teodora Axente was born in 1984.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Teodora Axente is represented by Rosenfeld Porcini located in London, the United Kingdom. Teodora Axente's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Contemplating the Spiritual in Contemporary Art at Rosenfeld Porcini in London, the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 06 June 2019 until 12 July 2019.

Teodora Axente in private collections

Teodora Axente's works can be found on Artland in the following collection: Walt. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Tora Aghabayova, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Liam Fallon.

Further Biographical Context for Teodora Axente

Born in 1984, Teodora Axente was largely inspired by the 1990s growing up. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start 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 collective of artists, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, alongside 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 art became known for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was a developing 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 an influential group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Teodora Axente

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 3

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