Juliusz Martwy

1977

Artist biography

Juliusz Martwy is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist. Juliusz Martwy was born in 1977. Also born in 1977 and of this same generation are Anke Binnewerg, Hsi Shih-Pin, Toma Jankowski, Etienne De Fleurieu, and Christine Nguyen.

Further Biographical Context for Juliusz Martwy

Born in 1977, Juliusz Martwy was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, 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. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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.

Juliusz Martwy

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