Kalin Lindena

1977 · Germany

Artist biography

Kalin Lindena is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Jochen Schmith, Helmut Schweizer, Robert Metzkes, Oliver Heissner, and Hanna Schwarz. Kalin Lindena was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Kalin Lindena's work, which are Galerie Nagel Draxler and Galerie Nagel Draxler oHG| Cologne in Germany. Kalin Lindena most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Philipp von Rosen Galerie in Cologne with the exhibition Frequency. The exhibition was open from 24 January 2020 until 06 March 2020.

At present, two works from Kalin Lindena are for sale on Artland.

Further Biographical Context for Kalin Lindena

Kalin Lindena was born in 1977 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse collective of creatives, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, alongside being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most renowned artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became famous for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was a developing trend in Japan related to the huge boom in advertising and consumerism that took place during the economic dominance of the 1980s. The indigenous comic book culture of manga, allied to trends in advertising, graphic design and packaging, saw a young artist called Takashi Murakami develop his theories which he coined ’Superflat’. Influenced by his experiences in New York City in the mid-1990s, Murakami was to form a powerful group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Kalin Lindena

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