Katharina Immekus

1970 · Germany

Artist biography

Katharina Immekus is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other famous artists such as Astrid Nippoldt, Jan Hiller, Juergen Nogai, Hermann Amann, and Bernd Kirschner. Katharina Immekus was born in 1970.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Katharina Immekus is represented by Galerie b2 located in Leipzig, Germany. Katharina Immekus most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie b2 in Leipzig (05 July 2019 until 02 August 2019) with the exhibition Katharina Immekus presents: Best of Galerie Parkhaus. Katharina Immekus' work has also been exhibited during the Nebenbei, der Mond exhibition at Galerie b2 in Leipzig, Germany (25 November 2017 - 21 December 2017).

Further Biographical Context for Katharina Immekus

Katharina Immekus was born in 1970, grew up during the 1980s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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 international 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 began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Katharina Immekus

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