Titus Schade

1984 · Germany

Artist biography

Titus Schade is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other famous artists such as Nadim Vardag, Björn Geipel, Meike Schmidt, Karina Spechter, and Andrea Büttner. Titus Schade was born in 1984.

Exhibitions

Titus Schade most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany with the exhibition Titus Schade. The exhibition was open from 01 June 2017 until 08 July 2017. Titus Schade's only other exhibition is ALTSTADT, which took place at Galerie Eigen+Art | Leipzig in Germany (01 November 2019 - 18 December 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Titus Schade

Born in 1984, Titus Schade's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most well-known member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group dominated the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. German artists and ideas heavily influenced trends in conceptual photography during this time. German artists such as Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained major recognition, and inspired international artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who created images with a cinematic expressiveness that were inspired by the themes represented in the German artists’ work. At the same time, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger gained influential status in the field of painting.

Titus Schade

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