Blain|Southern is proud to announce its representation of Jake & Dinos Chapman Over the past two decades, the Chapman brothers have created one of the most distinctive oeuvres in contemporary art. Their tableaux of twentieth-century ruin take on everything from the fast-food industry to our culture’s preoccupation with war and violence. Deft in a range of media, which includes printmaking, painting and sculpture, the Chapmans often contaminate or remake an existing artwork to challenge our most valued beliefs. With their sharp wit and playful intelligence, Jake & Dinos Chapman never shy away from deflating the pieties of our age. This is yet another exciting development in the gallery's programme and we look forward to announcing the dates of our first exhibition with Jake & Dinos Chapman in the next few months.
Notes to Editors Dinos Chapman (b.1962, London, UK) received his BA at Ravensbourne College of Art in 1981 and his MA at the Royal College of Art in 1990. Jake Chapman (b.1966, Cheltenham, UK) received his BA at North East London Polytechnic in 1988 and his MA at the Royal College of Art in 1990. Selected solo exhibitions include: In the Realm of the Senseless, ARTER, Istanbul (2017); The Nature of Particles, Magasin III, Stockholm (2016); Ruminations on Cosmic Insignificance, Brandts Museum, Odense (2015); In the Realm of the Unmentionable, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2014); Come and See, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2013); Chicken, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev (2013); The Sleep of Reason, Songeun Artspace Museum, Seoul (2013); The End of Fun, The Hermitage, St. Petersburg (2012); Jake and Dinos Chapman, Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare (2010).
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