Jürgen Partenheimer

1968 · Germany

Artist biography

Jürgen Partenheimer is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other prominent artists such as Florian Maier-Aichen, Natalie Krim, Thomas Weil, Reiner Bajo, and Dennis Loesch. Jürgen Partenheimer was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jürgen Partenheimer's work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany. Galleries include Galerie Onrust in the Netherlands, Häusler Contemporary | Zurich in Switzerland, as well as Gallery Klein in Germany. Jürgen Partenheimer most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at White Cube | Bermondsey in London (28 April 2017 until 18 June 2017) with the exhibition Lichtschwarm. Jürgen Partenheimer's work has also been exhibited during the Drawings And Paintings exhibition at Gallery Klein in Cologne, Germany (02 September 2017 - 30 September 2017).

Further Biographical Context for Jürgen Partenheimer

Born in 1968, Jürgen Partenheimer was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread 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 atmosphere. The 1980s were a key decade politically, 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 well-known 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Jürgen Partenheimer

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