Franz Burkhardt

1966 · Germany

Artist biography

Franz Burkhardt is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Germany, like other renowned artists such as Max Wechsler, Silke Wagner, Michael Volkmer, Clemens-Behr, and Marile Holzner. Franz Burkhardt was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Franz Burkhardt is represented by two galleries. These are Sebastian Brandl in Cologne, Germany and Galerie Rupert Pfab in Düsseldorf, Germany. Franz Burkhardt most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Martin Kudlek in Cologne (05 April 2019 until 10 May 2019) with the exhibition Eigenbau und Stehverzehr.

Further Biographical Context for Franz Burkhardt

Born in 1966, Franz Burkhardt's creative work 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 strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Franz Burkhardt

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