Frank Hesse

1970 · Germany

Artist biography

Frank Hesse is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Karl Hans Janke, Alice Peragine, Lars Teichmann, B.D. Graft, and Baka. Frank Hesse was born in 1970.

Frank Hesse's Gallery representation

Frank Hesse is represented and exhibited by Adamski Gallery located in Berlin, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Frank Hesse

Frank Hesse was born in 1970 and was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Frank Hesse

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