Jörg Herold

1965 · Germany

Artist biography

Jörg Herold is an artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other famous artists such as Willi Baumeister, Claudia Hauptmann, Anja Schwörer, Heinz Schattner, and Thomas Nölle. Jörg Herold was born in 1965.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jörg Herold is represented and exhibited by Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. Jörg Herold's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Jörg Herold at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. The exhibition was open from 02 June 2017 until 26 August 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Jörg Herold

Born in 1965, Jörg Herold was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing 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 strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. 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 influential 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 primary artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Jörg Herold

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