Linda Hofvander

1978 · Sweden

Artist biography

Linda Hofvander is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Sweden, like other well-known artists such as Johan J.Nordqvist, Johan Wahlström, Johan Wik, Front Design, and Bert-Johnny Nilsson. Linda Hofvander was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Linda Hofvander's work is available for viewing at Cecilia Hillström Gallery located in Stockholm, Sweden. Linda Hofvander's work has most recently been exhibited at Cecilia Hillström Gallery in Stockholm (10 January 2019 until 28 February 2019) with the exhibition Surfaces (to fall into, stay with, and look out through).

Further Biographical Context for Linda Hofvander

Born in 1978, Linda Hofvander was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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 started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Linda Hofvander