Karen Linnenkohl

1965 · Germany

Artist biography

Karen Linnenkohl is a visual artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other prominent artists such as Georg Muche, Annette Meincke-Nagy, Julie Crenn, Filip Markiewicz, and Heiner Blum. Karen Linnenkohl was born in 1965.

Karen Linnenkohl's Gallery representation

Karen Linnenkohl's work is available for viewing at Scotty located in Berlin, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Karen Linnenkohl

Karen Linnenkohl was born in 1965 and was primarily influenced 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

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