Karin Schneider

1970 · Brazil

Artist biography

Karin Schneider is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Brazil. Karin Schneider was born in 1970. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Fernanda Gomes, Vik Muniz and Ernesto Neto.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Karin Schneider's work is available on display in 3 galleries around the globe, such as in the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the United States. Galleries include Lévy Gorvy | London in the United Kingdom, Komplot in Belgium, and Lévy Gorvy | New York in the United States. Karin Schneider most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Alfonso Artiaco in Naples (08 June 2017 until 08 July 2017) with the exhibition A boat is a floating piece of space, toward the Horizon’. Karin Schneider's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is ABSOLUTE THRESHOLDS, which took place at Galerie Francesca Pia in Zurich, Switzerland (12 April 2019 - 24 May 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Karin Schneider

Karin Schneider was born in 1970 and was predominantly influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 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 strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading 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.

Karin Schneider

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