Frank Gerritz

1964 · Germany

Artist biography

Frank Gerritz is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born in Germany - other established artists such as Stephan Baumkötter, Noële Ody, Markus Golz, Andreas Siekmann, and Wolfgang Laib were also born in Germany. Frank Gerritz was born in 1964.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Frank Gerritz' work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany. Some of those galleries are Bartha Contemporary in London, Pablo's Birthday in New York, and Galerie Christian Lethert in Cologne. Frank Gerritz' work has most recently been exhibited at Bartha Contemporary in London (04 December 2019 until 04 January 2020) with the exhibition Joie de vivre. Frank Gerritz' other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Solo Exhibition (21 October 2019 - 28 November 2019) at Bartha Contemporary in London and Should I Stay or Should I Go? (27 February 2019 - 12 April 2019) at Bartha Contemporary in London. Frank Gerritz' first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called BETWEEN THE LINES and took place at Galerie Christian Lethert in Cologne, Germany from the 26 January 2017 to 23 March 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Frank Gerritz

Born in 1964, Frank Gerritz' creative work was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent period 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 politically, 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 leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Frank Gerritz

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