Jennifer Tee

1973 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Jennifer Tee is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from the Netherlands, like other renowned artists such as Peter Redert, Martijn Mendel, Marisa Rappard, Josine Timmer, and Jantien Jongsma. Jennifer Tee was born in 1973.

Jennifer Tee's Gallery representation

Jennifer Tee's work is available for viewing at Galerie Fons Welters located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Jennifer Tee in private collections

It is the collector Nienke Van Der Wal, who is in possession of work by Jennifer Tee at Artland. Nienke Van Der Wal also has works by other artists including Willy Spiller, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Jesús Herrera Martínez.

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has a reputable heritage for art and design in the twentieth century culture, although its position as a cultural powerhouse had been long established, centuries before the fifteenth century, when artists like Jan van Eyck were amidst the most well-known in the world. The Dutch Golden Age of the 1600s brought such luminaries as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Willem de Kooning is also Dutch, although he emigrated to the United States at a young age and his work is most closely related to the New York City Abstract Expressionist sphere of the late 1940s and 1950s.

Further Biographical Context for Jennifer Tee

Jennifer Tee was born in 1973 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent period 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 culture. The 1980s were a significant 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.

Jennifer Tee

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