Anne-Karin Furunes

1961 · Norway

Artist biography

Anne-Karin Furunes is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from Norway, like other renowned artists such as Nico Widerberg, Magnhild Øen Nordahl, Andreas Siqueland, Tone Vigeland, and Audar Kantun. Anne-Karin Furunes was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Anne-Karin Furunes' work is on display in several galleries around the world, in countries such as Finland, Sweden, and the United States. Some of those galleries are Galerie Anhava in Helsinki, Galleri K in Oslo, and Galleri Andersson/Sandström in Stockholm. Anne-Karin Furunes most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleri K in Oslo (21 September 2018 until 14 October 2018) with the exhibition Gestures. Anne-Karin Furunes' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is TOGETHER BUT APART, which took place at RYAN LEE in New York, the United States (18 June 2019 - 22 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Anne-Karin Furunes

Born in 1961, Anne-Karin Furunes' creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. 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 leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Anne-Karin Furunes

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