Anri Sala

1974 · Albania

Artist biography

Anri Sala is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Albania, like other celebrated artists such as Irgin Sena, Iva Lulashi, Genti Korini, Marina Sula, and Dritan Hyska. Anri Sala was born in 1974.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Anri Sala is represented and exhibited by several galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom, France, and Italy. Galleries include Marian Goodman Gallery | London and Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row in the United Kingdom, and Marian Goodman Gallery | Paris in France. Anri Sala most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Luxembourg & Dayan | London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition SUBLIME HARDWARE . The exhibition was open from 03 October 2018 until 08 December 2018. Anri Sala's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Permanent Collection (16 November 2005 - 30 December 2022) at MAC VAL | Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne in Paris and If and Only If (15 October 2018 - 24 November 2018) at Galerie Chantal Crousel in Paris. Anri Sala's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Permanent Collection and took place at MAC VAL | Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne in Paris, France from the 16 November 2005 to 30 December 2022.

Further Biographical Context for Anri Sala

Anri Sala was born in 1974 and was predominantly 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 quickly 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. influential 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 began to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Anri Sala