Christian Jankowski

1968 · Germany

Artist biography

Christian Jankowski is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Germany, like other renowned artists such as Christoph Dettmeier, Andreas Lorenschat, Veronika Merklein, Anna Grath, and Markus Oehlen. Christian Jankowski was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Christian Jankowski is represented and exhibited by 14 galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom, Austria, and Mexico. The galleries exhibiting Christian Jankowski's work include Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom, Galerie Meyer Kainer in Austria, as well as Galleria Enrico Astuni in Italy. Christian Jankowski most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition Lisson Presents… 11 artists through time . The exhibition was open from 22 September 2017 until 11 November 2017. Christian Jankowski's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Where do we go from here? (25 May 2019 - 28 September 2019) at Galleria Enrico Astuni in Italy and (Self)Portraits (22 February 2020 - 18 July 2020) at Parkett Exhibition Space | Zurich in Switzerland. Christian Jankowski's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called BEHIND THE SCREEN | AN ART TRIBUTE TO ISABELLE HUPPERT and took place at Michael Fuchs Galerie in Berlin, Germany from the 28 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Christian Jankowski

Christian Jankowski was born in 1968 and was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Christian Jankowski

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