Laure Carre

1968

Artist biography

Laure Carre is seen as an established mid-career artist, Laure Carre was born in 1968. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Wen Wu, Stefan Rohrer, Mona Marzouk, Leonardo Aguirre Di Matteo, and He Sen.

Further Biographical Context for Laure Carre

Laure Carre was born in 1968 and was largely influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of increasing 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 leading 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 key 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 an influential reputation.

Laure Carre

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