Janine Antoni

1964 · Bahamas

Artist biography

Janine Antoni is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originates from the Bahamas, like other prominent artists such as Tavares Strachan, Alessandro Raho, Blue Curry, Lavar Munroe, and Janine Antoni. Janine Antoni was born in 1964.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Janine Antoni's work is available on display in several galleries recorded on Artland. The galleries exhibiting Janine Antoni's work include Luhring Augustine | Bushwick and Luhring Augustine | Chelsea in New York, as well as Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco. Janine Antoni's work has most recently been exhibited at Charim Galerie in Vienna (10 January 2018 until 03 February 2018) with the exhibition Material Traces.

Further Biographical Context for Janine Antoni

Janine Antoni was born in 1964 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing 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 distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong 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 established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Janine Antoni

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