Jockum Nordström

1963 · Sweden

Artist biography

Jockum Nordström is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Charlotte Gyllenhammar:, Ted Hesselbom, Ulrika Strömbäck, Lina Selander, and Lap-See Lam. Jockum Nordström was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit Jockum Nordström's work, including galleries in countries like Denmark, Belgium, and the United States. Galleries include David Zwirner | London in the United Kingdom, Zeno X Gallery in Belgium, and Edition Copenhagen in Denmark. Jockum Nordström most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at David Zwirner | London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition The Anchor Hits the Sand. The exhibition was open from 21 November 2019 until 18 December 2019. Jockum Nordström's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called HORSES and took place at V1 in Copenhagen, Denmark from the 19 May 2017 to 05 August 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Jockum Nordström

Born in 1963, Jockum Nordström grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked 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 key 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 an influential reputation.

Jockum Nordström

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