Magne Furuholmen

1961 · Norway

Artist biography

Magne Furuholmen is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born in Norway, like other famous artists such as Magnhild Øen Nordahl, Nainy Wiesner, Preben Moan, Espen Dietrichson, and Marie Svindt. Magne Furuholmen was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Magne Furuholmen is represented by two galleries, which are Paul Stolper Gallery in London, the United Kingdom and Kunstverket in Oslo, Norway. Magne Furuholmen most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Moderne Silkeborg in Denmark with the exhibition Tommerup Ceramic Workshop. The exhibition was open from 31 January 2020 until 28 February 2020. Magne Furuholmen's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Group Exhibition, which took place at Trafo Kunsthall in Asker, Norway (24 November 2018 - 06 January 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Magne Furuholmen

Born in 1961, Magne Furuholmen's creative work was predominantly 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 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. influential 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 began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

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