Juri Markulla

1970

Artist biography

Juri Markulla is a mid-career established artist. Juri Markulla was born in 1970. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Michael Barek, Thomas Hylander, Zheng Guogu, Eric Freeman, and Dawn Mellor.

Further Biographical Context for Juri Markulla

Juri Markulla was born in 1970 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished 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 key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Juri Markulla

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