Crey 132

1973

Artist biography

Crey 132 is an established mid-career contemporary artist, Crey 132 was born in 1973. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Frédéric Adrait, Cano, Jorge, Gert Tobias, Pawel Ksiazek, and Stephanie Andrew.

Further Biographical Context for Crey 132

Crey 132 was born in 1973 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s growing up. 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 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. Important 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 began to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.