Ingrid A Tronstad
1968 · Norway
Ingrid A Tronstad is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Norway, like other prominent artists such as Erik Pløen, Kay Arne Kirkebø, Nina Rajala Moe, Christopher Nielsen, and Sara Korshøj Christensen. Ingrid A Tronstad was born in 1968.
Further Biographical Context for Ingrid A Tronstad
Ingrid A Tronstad was born in 1968 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly 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. significant 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 recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.