Malte Masemann

1979 · Germany

Artist biography

Malte Masemann is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Anni Albers, Harald Klingelhöller, Walter Lothar Brendel , and Markus Ebner. Malte Masemann was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Malte Masemann is represented and exhibited by Galerie Tobias Naehring located in Leipzig, Germany. Malte Masemann most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Tobias Naehring in Leipzig (05 April 2019 until 10 May 2019) with the exhibition A Map of Days.

Further Biographical Context for Malte Masemann

Malte Masemann was born in 1979 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural atmosphere. The 1980s were an important decade politically, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Malte Masemann

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