Eberhard Havekost

1967 · Germany

Artist biography

Eberhard Havekost is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Germany, like other prominent artists such as Franziska Klotz, Charlott Weise, Lou Beach, Niklas Freund, and Klaus Weber. Eberhard Havekost was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Eberhard Havekost is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like France, the United States, and Germany. Galleries include Éric Hussenot in Paris, Roberts Projects in Los Angeles, as well as Anton Kern Gallery in New York. Eberhard Havekost most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Roberts Projects in Los Angeles with the exhibition Behind Face. The exhibition was open from 15 March 2019 until 26 April 2019. Eberhard Havekost's work has also been exhibited during the Eberhard Havekost: U Say Love exhibition at CFA in Berlin, Germany (26 April 2019 - 31 May 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Eberhard Havekost

Eberhard Havekost was born in 1967 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global 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 atmosphere. The 1980s were an important 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 popular 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Eberhard Havekost

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