1965 · Germany
Bea Emsbach is a modern artist, who originates from Germany, like other well-known artists such as Bernhard Martin, Elana Katz, Dunja Evers, Matthais Schaufler, and Margarethe Held. Bea Emsbach was born in 1965.
Bea Emsbach's exhibition
Further Biographical Context for Bea Emsbach
Born in 1965, Bea Emsbach grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. 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 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. 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 began to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.