1961 · Germany
Asta Gröting is an established artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other famous artists such as Arnold Balwe, Dara Friedman, Finn Schulze, Markus Weisbeck, and Sigmar Polke. Asta Gröting was born in 1961.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Asta Gröting is represented by 3 galleries around the world, including countries such as Spain and Germany. Galleries include carlier I gebauer I Madrid in Spain, as well as Galerie Isabella Czarnowska and carlier | gebauer in Germany. Asta Gröting's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Not feeling too cheerful: reclining figures, facades and more at carlier | gebauer in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition was open from 26 April 2019 until 31 May 2019. Asta Gröting's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Van Horn Shows Deutschland, which took place at Van Horn in Düsseldorf, Germany (21 January 2020 - 29 April 2020).
Further Biographical Context for Asta Gröting
Born in 1961, Asta Gröting was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, 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. Important 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, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.