Jesper Blader

1968 · Sweden

Artist biography

Jesper Blader is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Sweden, like other well-known artists such as Torbjörn Johansson, Kristina Matousch, Hop Louie, Ingvar Cronhammar, and Katja Pettersson. Jesper Blader was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jesper Blader is represented and exhibited by Galerie Charron located in Paris, France. Jesper Blader most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Charron in Paris with the exhibition Peintures. The exhibition was open from 15 May 2019 until 28 June 2019. Jesper Blader's work has also been exhibited during the Beyond the Edge exhibition at Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco, the United States (05 June 2019 - 05 July 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Jesper Blader

Born in 1968, Jesper Blader's creative work was largely inspired 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 marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Jesper Blader

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