1971 · Germany
Bettina Sellmann is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Kathrin Linkersdorff, Nina Wiesnagrotzki, Melanie Siegel , André Butzer, and Peter Herrmann. Bettina Sellmann was born in 1971.
Bettina Sellmann's Gallery representation
Bettina Sellmann is represented by Galerie Gilla Lörcher located in Berlin, Germany.
Further Biographical Context for Bettina Sellmann
Born in 1971, Bettina Sellmann was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural atmosphere. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.
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