Jörn Grothkopp

1969 · Germany

Artist biography

Jörn Grothkopp is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Germany, like other well-known artists such as Barbara Klemm, Nasan Tur, Heiner Franzen, Christian Berg, and Klaus Grape. Jörn Grothkopp was born in 1969.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jörn Grothkopp's work is on display at Galerie Deschler located in Berlin, Germany. Jörn Grothkopp's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Winter Setting 2019/20 at Galerie Deschler in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition was open from 29 November 2019 until 07 February 2020. Jörn Grothkopp's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; wir sehen (06 July 2018 - 01 September 2018) at Galerie Deschler in Berlin and FLEISCHESLUST (CARNAL DESIRE) (21 April 2017 - 08 July 2017) at Galerie Deschler in Berlin.

Further Biographical Context for Jörn Grothkopp

Jörn Grothkopp was born in 1969 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Jörn Grothkopp

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