Jake Chapman

Jake and Dinos Chapman | the artist

The artist Jake and Dinos Chapman
Pseudonym: Chapman Brothers (this is about Jake)
Born 1966, Cheltenham, England.
Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, BritArt,

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jake and dinos chapman
Jake and Dinos Chapman are certainly the most talked about young artists in Britain. Provocative and extreme, the Chapmans use humour and pleasure as weapons in their irreverant exploration of taboos.

jake and dinos chapman
…The Chapmans first rose to prominence in the early 1990s with their three-dimensional recreations of Goya’s series of etchings, The Disasters of War. These depict atrocious acts of violence, carefully and playfully reconstructed with miniature and life-size figures…

jake and dinos chapman
“The job of a work of art is to raise questions about its terms and conditions,” said Jake Chapman in an interview with Time Out London. “That’s what we do. We present the viewer with a puzzle. We put an injunction on speedy consumption, by refusing to offer a straightforward aesthetic experience. And to defend the integrity of the work, we produce a bit of turbulence that makes it more than a simple sip – of art.”

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