1974 · Germany
Anke Weyer is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other prominent artists such as Jörg Bach, Andreas Schiller, Fiene Scharp, Mona Ardeleanu, and Otto Piene. Anke Weyer was born in 1974.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Anke Weyer's work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in Belgium and the United States. Galleries include Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp, Nino Mier Gallery in Los Angeles, as well as CANADA in New York. Anke Weyer's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition The Last Waltz (For Leon) at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp, Belgium. The exhibition was open from 24 January 2019 until 02 March 2019. Anke Weyer's work has also been exhibited during the Paintings exhibition at Nino Mier Gallery in Los Angeles, the United States (10 May 2019 - 21 June 2019).
Anke Weyer in private collections
On Artland Anke Weyer's art can be found in the collection of johnnyroux and Robert Mollers, who for instance also has works by other artists including Shahnaz Aghayeva, Imi Knoebel, and Wolfgang Tillmans.
Further Biographical Context for Anke Weyer
Born in 1974, Anke Weyer was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant 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. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.