Cao Yunfei

1964

Artist biography

Cao Yunfei is seen as an established artist, Cao Yunfei was born in 1964. Artists Rubén Ortiz Torres, Françoise Petrovich, Anju Dodiya, Bowen Boshier, and Mateo Mate are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Cao Yunfei

Cao Yunfei was born in 1964 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, 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. influential 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 started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Cao Yunfei

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