Katrine Giæver

1960 · Norway

Artist biography

Katrine Giæver is an established artist, who originates from Norway, like other famous artists such as Even Richardson, Oda Iselin Sønderland, Tone Vigeland, Siren Elise Dversnes Dahle, and Solveig Lønseth. Katrine Giæver was born in 1960.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Katrine Giæver is represented and exhibited by Galleri Riis - Oslo in Norway. Katrine Giæver's work has most recently been exhibited at Galleri Riis - Oslo in Norway (23 November 2017 until 22 December 2017) with the exhibition Dip.

Katrine Giæver in private collections

It is the collector Aleksander Herresthal, who is in possession of art by Katrine Giæver at Artland. Aleksander Herresthal also has works by other artists including Farhad Farzali, Willy Spiller, and Sarah Derat.

Further Biographical Context for Katrine Giæver

Katrine Giæver was born in 1960 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global 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 time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked 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 primary artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Katrine Giæver

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