Veit Laurent Kurz

1985 · Germany

Artist biography

Veit Laurent Kurz is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in Germany, like other famous artists such as Li-Wen Kuo , Simone Nieweg, Timo Nasseri, Alice Schorbach, and Ulrich Wüst. Veit Laurent Kurz was born in 1985.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Veit Laurent Kurz is represented by Weiss Falk located in Basel, Switzerland. Veit Laurent Kurz most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie in Berlin with the exhibition Nutrition and Drama . The exhibition was open from 25 April 2019 until 19 July 2019.

Veit Laurent Kurz in private collections

Veit Laurent Kurz' art can be found on Artland in the following collection: Hallberg Collection. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Cristiano Carotti, Isabel Alonso Vega, and Ruth Asawa.

Further Biographical Context for Veit Laurent Kurz

Veit Laurent Kurz was born in 1985 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1990s. A group 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 diverse group of practitioners. Many 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 large amount of media coverage that they garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Conceptual photography began to gain popularity, and was particularly inspired by German ideas and artists. German artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and in turn artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall created images with a cinematic aesthetic that was inspired by the German artists’ work. In terms of painting, Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger gained influential status in the artistic community.

Veit Laurent Kurz

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