Greg Bogin

1965 · United States

Artist biography

Greg Bogin is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from the United States. Greg Bogin was born in 1965. Artists Kara Walker, Jason Rhoades, Ellen Gallagher, Andrea Zittel, Elizabeth Peyton, Rob Pruitt and Jean Michel Basquiat are of the same generation and same country as Greg Bogin.

About Greg Bogin's work

Greg Bogin's work is fundamentally representative of design art. The boundaries between art and design are blurred and can be difficult to define. Also referred to as applied arts, the genre includes a variety of categories such as industrial design, graphic design and fashion design. In the graphic arts, ranging from photography to illustration, it is often the context that will make the difference between Fine Arts and Applied Arts; such a distinction is most often based on how the work is produced, and how it is traded.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Greg Bogin is represented by two galleries. These are Marlborough Contemporary | London in the United Kingdom and Marlborough Contemporary | New York in the United States. Greg Bogin's most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Martin Asbæk Gallery in Copenhagen with the exhibition NEON. The exhibition was open from 25 March 2020 until 12 June 2020. Greg Bogin's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at Library Street Collective in the United States (08 September 2018 - 13 October 2018) with the name COPING MECHANISMS and Normann Copenhagen in Denmark (23 January 2019 - 29 March 2019) with the name The Normann x Brask Art Collection | Product Launch Exhibition . Greg Bogin's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called COPING MECHANISMS and took place at Library Street Collective in Detroit, the United States from the 08 September 2018 to 13 October 2018.

Currently on Artland, four of Greg Bogin's works are available to purchase.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a major country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously considered as the most significant art hub internationally.

Leading art movements developed and fostered in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern iterations of these many types. In the modern and contemporary period, the United States has exercised a powerful influence upon the visual culture of the World, due to the hegemony of its economic and political systems. Key examples of world renowned U.S artists of the modern and contemporary era include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Greg Bogin

Greg Bogin was born in 1965 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique 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 time.

The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time influential 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 developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

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