1966 · Germany
Claus Goedicke is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other renowned artists such as Cornelia Baltes, Karl-Luis Vossbeck, Martin Werthmann, Eran Schaerf, and Herbert Warmuth. Claus Goedicke was born in 1966.
Further Biographical Context for Claus Goedicke
Born in 1966, Claus Goedicke's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, 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 recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.