Margaret Inga Urias
1978 · Poland
Margaret Inga Urias is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Poland, like other celebrated artists such as Tadeusz Rolke, Magdalena Shummer-Fangor, Luiza Kurzyna, Joanna Piotrowska, and Szymon Roginski. Margaret Inga Urias was born in 1978.
Margaret Inga Urias' exhibition
Further Biographical Context for Margaret Inga Urias
Margaret Inga Urias was born in 1978 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread 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 in terms of politics, 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.