Amie Dicke

1978 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Amie Dicke is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from the Netherlands, like other renowned artists such as Jack Brandsma, Annet De Graaf, Macenzo, Margot Domart, and Yurian Quintanas. Amie Dicke was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Amie Dicke is represented by two galleries, Stigter Van Doesburg and Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles, the Netherlands and the United States respectively. Amie Dicke most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles (10 January 2020 until 15 February 2020) with the exhibition ONE-LINER. Amie Dicke's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is GRANPALAZZO, which took place at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles, the United States (27 May 2017 - 28 May 2017).

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has been established as an artistic and cultural capital for centuries, for instance through the global influence of renowned artists such as Jan van Eyck in the fifteenth century. In the 1600s, the Dutch Golden Age saw the rise of such illustrious artists as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is considered as one of the most significant forerunners of the post-Impressionist era and is still regarded as an extraordinary, outstanding painter that has influenced the art sphere regardless of any era or movement. At first established as a magazine, De Stijl was a movement that pioneered abstract art in the Netherlands, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. De Stijl artists would espouse a visual language solely composed of geometrical shapes, and the movement also had a profound influence on modern architecture as well as design. Gerrit Rietveld was a prominent architect and designer who embraced the ideals and the essence of De Stijl in his work. Willem de Kooning was also a Dutch national, though he relocated to the United States in the earlier years of his life, and his work was largely influenced by the Abstract Expressionism movement thriving in New York City in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Further Biographical Context for Amie Dicke

Amie Dicke was born in 1978 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Amie Dicke

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