Jorge Cabezas is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, Jorge Cabezas was born in 1972. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Fathi, Golnaz, Jose Carlos Martinat, Jin Jiangbo, Guido Primm, and Toni Al.
Further Biographical Context for Jorge Cabezas
Jorge Cabezas was born in 1972 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified 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 established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.