Gunilla Klingberg

1966 · Sweden

Artist biography

Gunilla Klingberg is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Sweden, like other well-known artists such as Carl Boutard, Ellie De Verdier, Assa Kauppi, Peter Mohall, and Sylvia Naimark. Gunilla Klingberg was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Gunilla Klingberg is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries such as Sweden, Switzerland, and Germany. The galleries exhibiting Gunilla Klingberg's work include Galerie Nordenhake | Stockholm in Sweden, Centre D'Édition Contemporaine in Switzerland, as well as Galerie Nordenhake | Berlin in Germany. Gunilla Klingberg most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Nordenhake | Stockholm in Sweden (06 April 2017 until 13 May 2017) with the exhibition WHEN STILLNESS CULMINATES, THERE IS MOVEMENT.

Further Biographical Context for Gunilla Klingberg

Born in 1966, Gunilla Klingberg grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were a turbulent time 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 environment. The 1980s were a significant 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 popular 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Gunilla Klingberg

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