Eva Chmelova

1962

Artist biography

Eva Chmelova is an established artist, Eva Chmelova was born in 1962. Also born in 1962 and of this same generation are Carmen Barton, Chen Keng, Elizabeth Newman, Bonita Alice, and Alexandre Christiaens.

Further Biographical Context for Eva Chmelova

Born in 1962, Eva Chmelova was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, 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 international 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 started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.