Jan Kaemmerling

1977 · Germany

Artist biography

Jan Kaemmerling is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other artists such as Albert Fürst , Tristan Schulze, Sandra Mann, Johannes Weiss, and Wolfgang Ganter. Jan Kaemmerling was born in 1977.

Jan Kaemmerling's Gallery representation

Jan Kaemmerling is represented and exhibited by CONRADS in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Jan Kaemmerling

Jan Kaemmerling was born in 1977 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural atmosphere. The 1980s were an important decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

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Jan Kaemmerling

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