Arthur Ou

1974 · Taiwan

Artist biography

Arthur Ou is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Taiwan, like other famous artists such as Tuck-Wai Cheong, Chen Ching-yuan, Jia-Jen Lin, James Jean, and Tang Wei Hsu. Arthur Ou was born in 1974.

Arthur Ou's Gallery representation

Arthur Ou is represented by Brennan & Griffin in New York, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Arthur Ou

Arthur Ou was born in 1974 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 recognition.

Arthur Ou

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