Gunter Reski

1963 · Germany

Artist biography

Gunter Reski is an established contemporary artist, who was born in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Christian Flamm, Nina Pohl, Ulrich Gebert, Anke Weyer, and Hanna Ten Doornkaat. Gunter Reski was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Gunter Reski's work, which are Zwinger Galerie in Berlin, Germany and Galerie Karin Guenther in Hamburg, Germany. Gunter Reski most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Kunstsaele Berlin in Germany (08 December 2018 until 16 February 2019) with the exhibition REBUS 1843-2018. Gunter Reski's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Temporäre Haut, which took place at Galerie Karin Guenther in Hamburg, Germany (03 April 2019 - 17 May 2019).

Gunter Reski in private collections

Gunter Reski's works can be found on Artland in the following collection: Stalke Collection. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Sarah Derat, Alessandro Simonini, and Tora Aghabayova.

Further Biographical Context for Gunter Reski

Gunter Reski was born in 1963, grew up during the 1980s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide 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 time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time leading 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 leading 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 an influential reputation.

Gunter Reski

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