Banu Cennetoğlu

1968 · Turkey

Artist biography

Banu Cennetoğlu is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Turkey, like other celebrated artists such as Gülin Hayat Topdemir, Selçuk Artut, Birol Demir, Bulent Bakan, and Serdar Okan. Banu Cennetoğlu was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Banu Cennetoğlu's work is on display at Rodeo in London, the United Kingdom. Banu Cennetoğlu's work has most recently been exhibited at Rodeo in London (29 September 2018 until 10 October 2018) with the exhibition WE. Banu Cennetoğlu's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Solo Exhibition (29 June 2018 - 26 August 2018) at Chisenhale Gallery in London and solo exhibition (28 June 2018 - 26 August 2018) at Rodeo in London.

Further Biographical Context for Banu Cennetoğlu

Born in 1968, Banu Cennetoğlu was primarily inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant 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. significant 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 started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

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Banu Cennetoğlu

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