Linne Urbye

1978 · Norway

Artist biography

Linne Urbye is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Norway, like other well-known artists such as Terje Abusdal, Øyvind Rustad Johansen, Solveig Bergene, Kjartan Slettemark, and Thomas Kvam. Linne Urbye was born in 1978.

Linne Urbye's exhibition

Linne Urbye most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at devening projects + editions in Chicago (06 April 2019 until 17 May 2019) with the exhibition Sun is Setting/Faith in Strangers organized by Sean Sullivan.

Linne Urbye in private collections

Linne Urbye's works can be found on Artland in the following collections: German Vizcaya , which also includes works from prominent artists Audun Alvestad, Marianne Hurum and Ragna Bley; as well as Eirik Stensrud which features the works of Yves Scherer, Brad Phillips and Alan Fears.

Further Biographical Context for Linne Urbye

Born in 1978, Linne Urbye's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly 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.

Linne Urbye

  • Artworks in Collections 4
  • Exhibitions 1

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