Krzysztof Bojarczuk

1961

Artist biography

Krzysztof Bojarczuk is a contemporary artist considered well established, Krzysztof Bojarczuk was born in 1961. Artists like Didier Marcel, Raffaella Benetti, Henry K. Bencsath, Per Ola Andersson, and Eric Béridon were also born in 1961.

Further Biographical Context for Krzysztof Bojarczuk

Born in 1961, Krzysztof Bojarczuk was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable 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 recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.