Christian Schellenberger

1980 · Germany

Artist biography

Christian Schellenberger is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Germany, like other well-known artists such as Arthur Detterer, Markus Brunetti, Siegfried Zademack, Sean McDowell, and Dunja Evers. Christian Schellenberger was born in 1980.

Christian Schellenberger's Gallery representation

Christian Schellenberger's work is on display at Galerie b2 located in Leipzig, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Christian Schellenberger

Born in 1980, Christian Schellenberger's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. 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 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 started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Christian Schellenberger

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