Hanne Katrine Berg

1956 · Norway

Artist biography

Hanne Katrine Berg is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Norway, like other celebrated artists such as Kim Hiorthøy, Ole Martin Lund Bø, Karin Augusta Nogva, John Preus, and Frode Skaren. Hanne Katrine Berg was born in 1956.

Hanne Katrine Berg's Gallery representation

Hanne Katrine Berg is represented and exhibited by Trafo Kunsthall located in Asker, Norway.

Further Biographical Context for Hanne Katrine Berg

Born in 1956, Hanne Katrine Berg was largely inspired by the 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and growth in the arts, most often defined as a response to the central strains of the previous decade. Conceptual art developed as a influential movement, and was in part an evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the extensive outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating cryptic and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly renowned figures worldwide. New York maintained an prominent position in the international art scene, ensuring that international artists continued to gravitate to the galleries, bars and downtown scene there. n Japan and Korea, artists associated with the Mono-Ha movement explored on encounters between natural and industrial materials such as stone, glass, cotton, sponge, wood, oil and water, arranging them in mostly unchanged, fleeting states. The works focused on the interplay between these various elements and the surrounding space, and had a strong focus upon the European ideas of phenomenology.

Hanne Katrine Berg

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