Andy Dixon

1979 · Canada

Artist biography

Andy Dixon is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Canada, like other renowned artists such as David Altmejd, Dil Hildebrand, Cybèle Young, General Idea, and Geoff Mcfetridge. Andy Dixon was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Andy Dixon is represented by Beers London in the United Kingdom. Andy Dixon's work has most recently been exhibited at Beers London in the United Kingdom (13 October 2018 until 17 November 2018) with the exhibition ALCHEMY. Andy Dixon's only other exhibition is Summer Salon, which took place at Beers London in the United Kingdom (27 June 2018 - 25 August 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Andy Dixon

Born in 1979, Andy Dixon's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural culture. The 1980s were a key decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Andy Dixon

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