Claire B. Cotts


Artist biography

Claire B. Cotts is an established artist, Claire B. Cotts was born in 1964. Artists like Miguel Ângelo Rocha, Louise Lebourgeois, Pia Dehne, Arnaud Cachart, and Lorenzo Boldy were also born in 1964.

Further Biographical Context for Claire B. Cotts

Claire B. Cotts was born in 1964, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly 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.

Claire B. Cotts