Hiroyuki Kitano

1971 · Japan

Artist biography

Hiroyuki Kitano is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Japan, like other famous artists such as Mitsuo Miura, Yoshifuma Nomura, Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Hiroyuki Hamada, and Kazuko Inoue. Hiroyuki Kitano was born in 1971.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Hiroyuki Kitano's work is on display at Don Soker Contemporary Art in San Francisco, the United States. Hiroyuki Kitano most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Don Soker Contemporary Art in San Francisco with the exhibition Lambda prints. The exhibition was open from 01 November 2019 until 13 December 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Hiroyuki Kitano

Born in 1971, Hiroyuki Kitano'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 quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, 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 started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Hiroyuki Kitano

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