Zoro Feigl

1983 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Zoro Feigl is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in the Netherlands, like other well-known artists such as Danny Kalkhoven, PATRICIA KAERSENHOUT , Helene Briels, Herman De Vries, and Hester L Scheurwater. Zoro Feigl was born in 1983.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Zoro Feigl is represented and exhibited by C&H gallery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Zoro Feigl most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at C&H gallery in Amsterdam with the exhibition Art Rotterdam. The exhibition was open from 08 February 2018 until 11 February 2018.

Zoro Feigl in private collections

It is the collector PS Art Collection, who is in possession of art by Zoro Feigl at Artland. PS Art Collection also has works by other artists including Thomas Flechtner, Choi Jun Kun, and Farhad Farzali.

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has been recognised as an artistic and cultural capital for centuries, for instance through the international influence of renowned artists such as Jan van Eyck in the fifteenth century. In the 1600s, the Dutch Golden Age saw the emergence of such distinguished artists as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is considered as one of the most significant forerunners of the post-Impressionist era and is still regarded as an extraordinary, unprecedented painter that has influenced the art sphere regardless of any era or movement. Originally established as a magazine, De Stijl was a movement that established abstract art in the Netherlands, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. De Stijl artists would espouse a visual language solely composed of geometrical shapes, and the movement also had a significant influence on modern architecture as well as design. Gerrit Rietveld was a prominent architect and designer who embraced the ideals and the essence of De Stijl in his work. Willem de Kooning was also a Dutch national, though he migrated to the United States in the earlier years of his life, and his work was predominantly influenced by the Abstract Expressionism movement thriving in New York City in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Further Biographical Context for Zoro Feigl

Born in 1983, Zoro Feigl's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a group 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. Many 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 famous 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 gained a controversial 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 was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the 1990s, the controversial, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Zoro Feigl

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