Dominic Hills

1975

Artist biography

Dominic Hills is an established mid-career artist. Dominic Hills was born in 1975. Artists like Dominique Ferraro, I Gusti Ngurah Buda, Michelangelo Bortuna, Azliza Ayob, and Miguel Burgos were also born in 1975.

Further Biographical Context for Dominic Hills

Dominic Hills was born in 1975 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread 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 culture. The 1980s were a significant 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 prominent 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Dominic Hills

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