Kerstin Kartscher

1966 · Germany

Artist biography

Kerstin Kartscher is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Stefan Wieland, Eric Meier, Moreen Vogel, Anke Weyer, and Maria Bussmann. Kerstin Kartscher was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Kerstin Kartscher's work is available on viewing in Studio SALES di Norberto Ruggeri in Rome, Italy and Galerie Karin Guenther in Hamburg, Germany. Kerstin Kartscher's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Turf at Galerie Karin Guenther in Hamburg, Germany. The exhibition was open from 09 November 2018 until 02 February 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Kerstin Kartscher

Born in 1966, Kerstin Kartscher was predominantly influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of developing 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 distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 recognition.

Kerstin Kartscher

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