Christiane Baumgartner

1967 · Germany

Artist biography

Christiane Baumgartner is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other famous artists such as Kathleen Fink, Christian Tonner, Christian Freudenberger, Xerxes Ach, and Marianne Wex. Christiane Baumgartner was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Christiane Baumgartner is represented and exhibited by several galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom and Germany. Galleries exhibiting Christiane Baumgartner's work include Cristea Roberts Gallery in London, as well as Gallery Boisserée and Galerie Christian Lethert in Cologne. Christiane Baumgartner most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Cristea Roberts Gallery in London (13 February 2020 until 12 March 2020) with the exhibition Print Projects Space. Christiane Baumgartner's work has also been exhibited during the not everything means something, honey exhibition at Galerie Eigen+Art | Leipzig in Germany (02 August 2019 - 30 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Christiane Baumgartner

Born in 1967, Christiane Baumgartner was primarily influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a tumultuous period 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 key 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 well-known 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 primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Christiane Baumgartner

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