Hans Jörgen Johansen

1961 · Sweden

Artist biography

Hans Jörgen Johansen is an established artist, who was born in Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Violeta Malmrup, Lisa Persson Baagøe, Juraj Makula Jurajuss, Fredrik Söderberg, and Joakim Ojanen. Hans Jörgen Johansen was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Hans Jörgen Johansen's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in Turkey and Sweden. Galleries include Anna Laudel in Istanbul, as well as Anna Bohman Gallery and ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm. Hans Jörgen Johansen's work has most recently been exhibited at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm (04 December 2019 until 04 January 2020) with the exhibition Winter Show. Hans Jörgen Johansen's work has also been exhibited during the WINTER SHOW 2017 exhibition at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm, Sweden (14 December 2017 - 11 January 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Hans Jörgen Johansen

Born in 1961, Hans Jörgen Johansen's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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. Important 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 prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Hans Jörgen Johansen

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