Erik Bünger

1976 · Sweden

Artist biography

Erik Bünger is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Sweden, like other prominent artists such as Hanna Beling, Tilda Lovell, Maya Eizin Öijer , Hans Wannberg, and Johan Österholm. Erik Bünger was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Erik Bünger's work is available for viewing at Galerie M29 located in Cologne, Germany. Erik Bünger most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Scotty in Berlin (09 January 2020 until 07 February 2020) with the exhibition Secure the Lines!.

Further Biographical Context for Erik Bünger

Erik Bünger was born in 1976 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable 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. 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.

Erik Bünger

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