Antonio Briceño is seen as an established mid-career artist, Antonio Briceño was born in 1966. Also born in 1966 and of this same generation are Haberpointner Alfred, Cathy Wilkes, Eric Angenot, Michael Wetzel, and Franco Scognamiglio.
Further Biographical Context for Antonio Briceño
Antonio Briceño was born in 1966 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties 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 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. influential 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, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.