Dinos Chapman who is better known as one half of the Brit art duo the Chapman Brothers is releasing an album. Titled Luftbobler after the sort of bubble you find in an Aero chocolate bar, it is a hybred of ambient (if that term is still allowable) and electronic House music.
Jake Chapman was born in 1966 in Cheltenham, He lives and work in London. As part of the duo The Chapman Brothers, they have exhibited extensively. The Chapman Brothers officially announced their working collaboration in November 1992 by publishing their anti-aesthetic manifesto. “We Are Artists” which was stenciled in brown paint and smeared on a wall at the ICA Gallery London.
They attended the Royal College of Art together 1988-90 and it is documented that they worked as assistants to Gilbert and George.The artistic duo belong to the so-called Young British artists (YBA) and have been creating their radical sculptures using plastic mannequins and model making since 1993. They were shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2003.The Charles Wollaston award in 2003 was their first major art prize. A number of the Chapman brothers’best-known works were included in the Royal Academy’s controversial, Sensation exhibition.The Chapman Brothers reference Auguste Rodin, William Blake and Nicolas Poussin. Much of their work is in bronze painted to look like plastic.
Shows including solo shows at the The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg (2012); Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare (2010); Hastings Museum (2009); kestnergesellschaft, Hanover (2008); Tate Britain, London (2007); Tate Liverpool (2006); Kunsthaus Bregenz (2005); Museum Kunst Palast Dusseldorf (2003); Modern Art Oxford (2003) and the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (2000); upcoming in November 2013 will be a solo show at the Rudolfinum, Prague. Group exhibitions include the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2011); the 17th Sydney Biennale (2010); Meadows Museum, Dallas (2010); Rude Britannia, Tate Britain (2010); Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (2010); Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K, Ghent (2010); the National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2009); Kunstverein Hamburg (2009); British Museum, London (2009); Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille (2008); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2008); ICA, London (2008); Annenberg Courtyard, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2007); Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki (2006) and the Turner Prize exhibition, Tate Britain (2003).
It is is out on 25 February. Here is a track for your opinion ‘ So It Goes’
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