Hertha Hanson

1980 · Sweden

Artist biography

Hertha Hanson is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Jim Thorell, Matthias Van Arkel, Max Book, Eva Lange, and Amanda Karlsson. Hertha Hanson was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Hertha Hanson is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like Turkey and Sweden. Galleries exhibiting Hertha Hanson's work include Anna Laudel in Istanbul, as well as Anna Bohman Gallery and ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm. Hertha Hanson most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm with the exhibition Winter Show. The exhibition was open from 04 December 2019 until 04 January 2020. Hertha Hanson's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; WINTER SHOW 2017 (14 December 2017 - 11 January 2018) at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm and WORKS ON PAPER (16 November 2017 - 10 December 2017) at ANNAELLEGALLERY in Stockholm.

Further Biographical Context for Hertha Hanson

Hertha Hanson was born in 1980, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were an era of growing 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 strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Hertha Hanson

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