Ocula MagazineContentsView All
Featured ContentView All
Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Latest Ocula Conversation
In Partnership with Artspace Sydney
Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

Fade out copy.
Read More
Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See Latest Ocula Report Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See By Casey Carsel, New York

After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.

Fade out copy.
Read More
Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze Ocula Insight Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze By Tessa Moldan, London

For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.

Fade out copy.
Read More
HomePage Artists

b. 1963, Germany

Andy Hope 1930 Biography

Andy Hope 1930, formerly known as Andreas Hofer, adopted his name in 2010, though his work has been signed this way from the beginning of his career. The artist associates the year 1930 with a historic caesura, a turning point in the development of the historical avant-garde that faced onto a series of social, political and artistic crises in European modernity.

Read More

Hope uses '1930' as a portal to assume the role of time-traveller, pursuing and projecting a persona of alien modernity. He works in various media such as painting, drawing, sculpture and film, arranging his works in innovative installations, turning received styles, periodizations and categories on their heads. His exhibitions result in creating a uniquely complex iconography that draws on high and popular cultures, literary and aesthetic tropes as well as self and social constructions.

Hope enlists motifs from cosmic phenomena, traditions of self-portraiture and superhero fiction to explore the collective delusions and existential defaults of contemporary society. He questions the debilitating consequences arising from the decline of social life through the demands of self-optimisation, confronting disguise and cover-up with outbursts of irritation and concessions to failure. Hope's fictional universe moves between the debris of history, fantastic utopian ideas and new morphological projections, creating what he refers to as 'a mazy infinity'.

Text courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Andy Hope 1930 Featured Artworks

Experience-ism by Andy Hope 1930 contemporary artwork
Andy Hope 1930Experience-ism, 2016Acrylic on canvas board
60 x 60 cm
Hauser & Wirth Enquire about this work
Medley 11 by Andy Hope 1930 contemporary artwork
Andy Hope 1930Medley 11, 2011Acrylic on canvas board
60 x 60 cm
Hauser & Wirth Enquire about this work
Vertical Horizon by Andy Hope 1930 contemporary artwork
Andy Hope 1930Vertical Horizon, 2011Acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm
Hauser & Wirth Enquire about this work

Andy Hope 1930 Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Portable Art. A Project by Celia Forner at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
Closed
23 June–12 August 2018 Group Exhibition Portable Art. A Project by Celia Forner Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles

Andy Hope 1930 Represented By

Sign up to be notified when new artworks and exhibitions by Andy Hope 1930 are added to Ocula.

WeChat

Scan the QR Code via WeChat to follow Ocula's official account.

Scan to follow Ocula on WeChat.
iCal GoogleYahooOutlook