Jorunn Hancke Øgstad

1979 · Norway

Artist biography

Jorunn Hancke Øgstad is an established mid-career artist, who was born in Norway, like other celebrated artists such as Anders Kjellesvik, Ørjan Einarsønn Døsen, Dr. Eric, Stein Smaaskjær, and Ulf Nilsen. Jorunn Hancke Øgstad was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jorunn Hancke Øgstad's work is available for viewing at VI, VII in Oslo, Norway. Jorunn Hancke Øgstad's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition ...And Justice for All at VI, VII in Oslo, Norway. The exhibition was open from 13 December 2018 until 12 January 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Jorunn Hancke Øgstad

Jorunn Hancke Øgstad was born in 1979 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural culture. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

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Jorunn Hancke Øgstad

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