1979 · Albania
Genti Korini is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Albania, like other well-known artists such as Zac Segbedzi, Albes Fusha, Ivo Moja, Ilirjan Xhixha, and Marina Sula. Genti Korini was born in 1979.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Genti Korini is represented and exhibited by Beers London in the United Kingdom. Genti Korini's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Painting Now 2 at Galleria Riccardo Crespi in Milan, Italy. The exhibition was open from 21 September 2018 until 10 November 2018.
Further Biographical Context for Genti Korini
Born in 1979, Genti Korini was predominantly 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 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. 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 prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.