Anders Gjennestad

1980 · Norway

Artist biography

Anders Gjennestad is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Norway, like other famous artists such as William Knutzen, Ole Jørgen Ness, -& Co, Andrew Barton, and Christian Von Hanno. Anders Gjennestad was born in 1980.

Anders Gjennestad's Gallery representation

Anders Gjennestad is represented by Galerie Wolfsen in Aalborg, Denmark.

Anders Gjennestad in private collections

Anders Gjennestad's works can be found on Artland in the following collections: KT, which also includes works from prominent artists Walter Girotto, Anders Gjennestad and Joe Suzuki; as well as Badboy which features the works of Michael Kvium, Jay Olé and Henrik Godsk.

Further Biographical Context for Anders Gjennestad

Born in 1980, Anders Gjennestad's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s 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, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Anders Gjennestad

  • Artworks in Collections 2
  • Exhibitions 2

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