Kai Schiemenz

1966 · Germany

Artist biography

Kai Schiemenz is an established mid-career artist, who was born in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Elmar Vestner, Christian Kosmas Mayer, Tobias Hoffknecht, Thomas Kellner, and Katja Pfeiffer. Kai Schiemenz was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Kai Schiemenz' work is on display at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. Kai Schiemenz' work are exhibited at the exhibition, Stand 1D08 at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. The exhibition is currently open and closes on the 11 April 2020. Kai Schiemenz' only other exhibition is West Lake: Breaking Open, which took place at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany (31 July 2019 - 29 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Kai Schiemenz

Born in 1966, Kai Schiemenz grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, 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. influential 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 started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Kai Schiemenz

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