Hannah Van Bart

1963 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Hannah Van Bart is an established contemporary artist, who originates from the Netherlands, like other prominent artists such as Stanislaw Lewkowicz, Mees van Rijckevorsel, Deefalke, Marc H. Miller, and Eske Kath. Hannah Van Bart was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Hannah Van Bart is represented and exhibited by Marianne Boesky Gallery I 507 West 24th Street located in New York, the United States. Hannah Van Bart most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Marianne Boesky Gallery I 509 West 24th Street in New York (11 January 2020 until 15 February 2020) with the exhibition Xenia: Crossroads in Portrait Painting. Hannah Van Bart's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Xenia: Crossroads in Portrait Painting (11 January 2020 - 15 February 2020) at Marianne Boesky Gallery I 507 West 24th Street in New York and PLACES AND BEINGS (11 September 2019 - 25 October 2019) at Marianne Boesky Gallery I 507 West 24th Street in New York.

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has been recognised as an artistic and cultural capital for centuries, for instance through the international influence of renowned artists such as Jan van Eyck in the fifteenth century. In the 1600s, the Dutch Golden Age saw the rise of such distinguished artists as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is considered as one of the most significant forerunners of the post-Impressionist period and is still regarded as an extraordinary, unprecedented painter that has influenced the art sphere regardless of any era or movement. At first established as a magazine, De Stijl was a movement that established abstract art in the Netherlands, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. De Stijl artists would adopt a visual language solely composed of geometrical shapes, and the movement also had a significant influence on modern architecture as well as design. Gerrit Rietveld was a powerful architect and designer who embraced the ideals and the essence of De Stijl in his work. Willem de Kooning was also a Dutch national, though he relocated to the United States in the earlier years of his life, and his work was largely influenced by the Abstract Expressionism movement thriving in New York City in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Further Biographical Context for Hannah Van Bart

Hannah Van Bart was born in 1963 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international 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 began to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Hannah Van Bart

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