Andrzej Czarnota

1960 - 2014

Artist biography

Andrzej Czarnota was a creative artist, Born in 1960, Andrzej Czarnota passed away in 2014. Artists like Bill Lynch, Mark Amerika, Xisco Mensua, Joris Baudoin, and Tim Hawkinson were also born in 1960.

Further Biographical Context for Andrzej Czarnota

Andrzej Czarnota was born in 1960 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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. Important 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 started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.