1979 · Germany
Christof Mascher is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other well-known artists such as Stephan Mörsch, Mike Okay, Gelitin (Tobias Urban), Fabian Treiber, and Martin Flemming. Christof Mascher was born in 1979.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Christof Mascher is represented by two galleries. These are Hopstreet in Brussels, Belgium and Philipp von Rosen Galerie in Cologne, Germany. Christof Mascher most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Josh Lilley in London (05 June 2019 until 02 August 2019) with the exhibition Stains on a Decade. Christof Mascher's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; LAMB Arts in São Paulo (28 May 2019 - 26 July 2019) with the name Futuros imaginados, passados reconstruídos and LAMB Arts in São Paulo (06 November 2019 - 12 December 2019) with the name Qual a distância até o horizonte. Christof Mascher's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Futuros imaginados, passados reconstruídos and took place at LAMB Arts in São Paulo, Brazil from the 28 May 2019 to 26 July 2019.
At present, Christof Mascher has a total of two artworks for sale at Artland.
Further Biographical Context for Christof Mascher
Born in 1979, Christof Mascher was predominantly inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, 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 began to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.