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Jake & Dinos Chapman

British, 1966 and 1962

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Jake & Dinos Chapman

British, 1966 and 1962

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Biography

Young British Artists Jake and Dinos Chapman create iconoclastic sculptures, prints, and installations that examine contemporary politics, religion, and morality with searing wit. They first gained recognition with their first solo installation, We Are Artists (1992), in which they stenciled an anti-aesthetic manifesto onto a mud-splattered wall at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London. From their etchings of Goya-esque piles of body parts to naked child mannequins whose facial features are replaced with genitalia, the Chapman brothers explore the poles of beauty and pain, humor and horror, the sublime and perverse, the diabolical and the infantile, in ways that shock and confront viewers with their own voyeurism.

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ICA London, and 2 more
Biography

Young British Artists Jake and Dinos Chapman create iconoclastic sculptures, prints, and installations that examine contemporary politics, religion, and morality with searing wit. They first gained recognition with their first solo installation, We Are Artists (1992), in which they stenciled an anti-aesthetic manifesto onto a mud-splattered wall at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London. From their etchings of Goya-esque piles of body parts to naked child mannequins whose facial features are replaced with genitalia, the Chapman brothers explore the poles of beauty and pain, humor and horror, the sublime and perverse, the diabolical and the infantile, in ways that shock and confront viewers with their own voyeurism.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
ICA London, and 2 more
Shows Featuring Jake & Dinos Chapman
Articles Featuring Jake & Dinos Chapman
The 11 Most Nightmarish Depictions of Hell in Art History
Nov 1st, 2018
The 11 Most Nightmarish Depictions of Hell in Art History
These Artists Are Tackling Big Issues through Tiny Works of Art
Nov 30th, 2016
These Artists Are Tackling Big Issues through Tiny Works of Art
A Surprising Chapman Brothers Acquisition at Oslo’s Idyllic Ekeberg Sculpture Park
Jun 5th, 2015
A Surprising Chapman Brothers Acquisition at Oslo’s Idyllic Ekeberg Sculpture Park
The Art of Assisting: Gilbert, George, Jake, and Dinos
Aug 28th, 2013
The Art of Assisting: Gilbert, George, Jake, and Dinos
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