Jake Chapman discusses the distinctive oeuvre of the Chapman brothers, created over the past two decades. Jake & Dinos Chapman take on everything from the fast-food industry to our culture’s preoccupation with war and violence in their tableaux of twentieth-century ruin. 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.
Jake Chapman (b.1966, Cheltenham,UK) lives and works in Los Angeles and London. With his brother, Dinos Chapman, his recent solo exhibitions include The Disasters of Everyday Life, Blain|Southern London (2017); CASS Presents: Jake and Dinos Chapman, Cass Sculpture Foundation, West Sussex (2017), In the Realm of the Senseless, ARTER, Istanbul (2017); Magasin III, Stockholm (2016); Homage To Freud, Eggs and Bacon, Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, NL (2015); 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)
This talk is part of the Testing Ground: Master Class programme, a week long intensive with leading international artists sharing their expertise with a small group of emerging artists from around the country. Led by artist Doug Fishbone, this year's artists are: Ericka Beckman, Jake Chapman, Michael Dean and Richard Wentworth. Each of the artists, in addition to working with the emerging artists, will present a free evening lecture to the public about their work.
Master Class: Guest Artist’s Talks
Wed 24 January: Richard Wentworth
Thur 25 January: Jake Chapman
Sat 27 January: Ericka Beckman
Sun 28 January: Michael Dean