Charles Mayton

1980 · Germany

Artist biography

Charles Mayton is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Hanakam Schuller, Matthias Reinmuth, Reiner Bajo, Georg Karl Pfahler, and Julia Bornefeld. Charles Mayton was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Charles Mayton is represented by several galleries around the world, including countries like the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. Some of those galleries are Campoli Presti | London in the United Kingdom, Campoli Presti | Paris in France, as well as David Lewis in the United States. Charles Mayton most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Motel in New York (30 June 2018 until 29 July 2018) with the exhibition Cupping the Counter, organized by Keith J. Varadi.

Further Biographical Context for Charles Mayton

Born in 1980, Charles Mayton's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Charles Mayton

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