Igor Mukhin

1961 · Russian Federation

Artist biography

Igor Mukhin is seen as an established artist, who was born and brought up in Russian Federation, like other prominent artists such as Leonid Sokov, Alexey Guintovt, NISSKY Georgy Grigorievich, Alexandra Sukhareva, and Chingo Davido. Igor Mukhin was born in 1961.

Igor Mukhin's Gallery representation

Igor Mukhin is represented by Laura Bulian Gallery located in Milan, Italy.

Further Biographical Context for Igor Mukhin

Born in 1961, Igor Mukhin's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, 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 global 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.

Igor Mukhin

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