An Te Liu

1967 · Canada

Artist biography

An Te Liu is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Canada, like other renowned artists such as Dianna Frid, John Monteith, Michael Dumontier, Kristie Muller, and Rebecca Rath. An Te Liu was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

An Te Liu is represented and exhibited by Arsenal Contemporary | New York in the United States. An Te Liu's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition TRANSMISSION at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles, the United States. The exhibition was open from 10 June 2017 until 15 July 2017.

Further Biographical Context for An Te Liu

An Te Liu was born in 1967 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

An Te Liu

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