Lars Arrhenius

1966 · Sweden

Artist biography

Lars Arrhenius is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Sweden, like other celebrated artists such as Jenny Källman, Leif Elggren, Kerstin Sundbaum, M Øyk, and Sixten. Lars Arrhenius was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lars Arrhenius is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are Galleri Specta in Copenhagen, Denmark and Taubert Contemporary in Berlin, Germany. Lars Arrhenius most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleri Specta in Copenhagen with the exhibition The Ugly Troll and The Stupid Human. The exhibition was open from 05 April 2019 until 15 May 2019. Lars Arrhenius' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Two films.. (18 November 2017 - 22 December 2017) at Galleri Specta in Copenhagen and Group Show with Gallery Artists (26 March 2020 - 02 May 2020) at Galleri Magnus Karlsson in Stockholm. Lars Arrhenius' first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Two films.. and took place at Galleri Specta in Copenhagen, Denmark from the 18 November 2017 to 22 December 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Lars Arrhenius

Born in 1966, Lars Arrhenius' creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique 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 1980s 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 particular 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 established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Lars Arrhenius

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