Fabio Cuman

1972

Artist biography

Fabio Cuman is a mid-career established artist, Fabio Cuman was born in 1972. Also born in 1972 and of this same generation are Dr. Lakra, Bao Yinghui, Tobias Collier, Paul Hodgson, and Nura O’lara.

Further Biographical Context for Fabio Cuman

Fabio Cuman was born in 1972 and 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 rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, 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 started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Fabio Cuman