Justine Kurland

1969 · Poland

Artist biography

Justine Kurland is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Poland, like other celebrated artists such as Zuzanna Czebatul, Michał Sroka, Bea Szenfeld, Andrzej Szewczyk, and Tomasz Cichowski. Justine Kurland was born in 1969.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Justine Kurland is represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash | Chelsea located in New York, the United States. Justine Kurland most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Higher Pictures in New York (11 July 2018 until 31 August 2018) with the exhibition Airless Spaces.

Further Biographical Context for Justine Kurland

Born in 1969, Justine Kurland grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were a turbulent 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 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 prominent 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Justine Kurland

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