Jochen Flinzer

1959 · Germany

Artist biography

Jochen Flinzer is seen as an established artist, who was born and brought up in Germany. Jochen Flinzer was born in 1959. Born in the same country and around the same year are Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jochen Flinzer is represented and exhibited by Holger Priess Galerie in Hamburg, Germany. Jochen Flinzer's work has most recently been exhibited at Holger Priess Galerie in Hamburg (23 May 2019 until 28 June 2019) with the exhibition Floating World . Jochen Flinzer's only other exhibition is Schwarzweiss, which took place at Holger Priess Galerie in Hamburg, Germany (10 November 2017 - 20 January 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Jochen Flinzer

Jochen Flinzer was born in 1959 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was epitomized by a wish to evolve and strengthen itself, as a reaction to the many tensions of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which appeared as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art emerged by combining essential aspects of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The earliest ideas of environmentalism bounced from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its status, predominantly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The city of New York persisted as the most prominent artistic hub of the decade, with international artists drifting through the downtown scene, frequenting bars and art galleries, strengthening the idea of New York City as a cosmopolitan and sophisticated cultural capital. Artists such as Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto attained worldwide success, as they were widely acknowledged as renowned members of the Italian movement Arte Povera, much-admired in the 1970s.

Jochen Flinzer

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