Antti Oikarinen

1974 · Finland

Artist biography

Antti Oikarinen is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Finland, like other famous artists such as Timo Vaittinen, Paula Lehtonen, Sara Bjarland, Jani Leinonen, and Maija Luutonen. Antti Oikarinen was born in 1974.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Antti Oikarinen is represented by Galleria Heino located in Helsinki, Finland. Antti Oikarinen's work has most recently been exhibited at Galleria Heino in Helsinki (08 September 2018 until 07 October 2018) with the exhibition Form and Meaning.

Further Biographical Context for Antti Oikarinen

Born in 1974, Antti Oikarinen was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly 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 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 began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Antti Oikarinen

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