Mamma Andersson

1962 · Sweden

Artist biography

Mamma Andersson is seen as an established artist, who was born in Sweden, like other renowned artists such as Cajsa Von Zeipel , Anna Zacharoff, Karl Holmqvist, Sixten, and Lennart Nilsson. Mamma Andersson was born in 1962.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Mamma Andersson is represented and exhibited by 6 galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom, Denmark, and the United States. Galleries include Stephen Friedman Gallery | 25 - 28 Old Burlington Street and David Zwirner | London in the United Kingdom, and Edition Copenhagen in Denmark. Mamma Andersson most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Stephen Friedman Gallery | 25 - 28 Old Burlington Street in London with the exhibition Solo Exhibition . The exhibition was open from 28 April 2017 until 27 May 2017. Mamma Andersson's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Group Show with Gallery Artists (26 March 2020 - 02 May 2020) at Galleri Magnus Karlsson in Stockholm and The Lost Paradise (04 March 2020 - 11 April 2020) at David Zwirner | 19th Street in New York. Mamma Andersson's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Solo Exhibition and took place at Stephen Friedman Gallery | 25 - 28 Old Burlington Street in London, the United Kingdom from the 28 April 2017 to 27 May 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Mamma Andersson

Mamma Andersson was born in 1962, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties 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. 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.

Mamma Andersson

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