1978 · Sweden

Artist biography

Ekta is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Ilja Karilampi, Jacob Dahlgren, Patrick Nilsson, Linus Lundin, and Lars Bergström. Ekta was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ekta's work is available for viewing at Mini Galerie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ekta's most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Mini Galerie in Amsterdam with the exhibition Art Rotterdam: Non Colour | Booth 60. The exhibition was open from 06 February 2020 until 09 February 2020. Ekta's work has also been exhibited during the Mini Salon at De School exhibition at Mini Galerie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (09 January 2020 - 28 February 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Ekta

Born in 1978, Ekta was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, 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 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, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.


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