Jens Wolf

1967 · Germany

Artist biography

Jens Wolf is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other renowned artists such as Julia Horstmann, Lilly Lulay, Bettina von Arnim, Anna Witt, and Henning Haupt. Jens Wolf was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jens Wolf is represented by two galleries, Gerhard Hofland and Galerie Hammelehle und Ahrens in Cologne, the Netherlands and Germany respectively. Jens Wolf's work has most recently been exhibited at Ronchini Gallery in London (22 November 2018 until 15 January 2019) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. Jens Wolf's only other exhibition is Solo Exhibition , which took place at Galerie Hammelehle und Ahrens in Cologne, Germany (07 September 2018 - 26 October 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Jens Wolf

Born in 1967, Jens Wolf's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked 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 primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Jens Wolf

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