Margareta Bergman

1955 · Norway

Artist biography

Margareta Bergman is seen as an established artist, who originates from Norway, like other famous artists such as Stefan Christiansen, Mette Tronvoll, Ingri Egeberg, AFK, and Matias Faldbakken. Margareta Bergman was born in 1955.

Margareta Bergman in private collections

Kunst på Arbeidsplassen on Artland includes Margareta Bergman's works, as well as other works produced by prominent figures of the Art world, such as Alessandro Simonini, Choi Jun Kun, and Marie Kølbæk Iversen.

Further Biographical Context for Margareta Bergman

Margareta Bergman was born in 1955 and was largely influenced by the 1970s growing up. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and progress in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the central stresses of the previous decade. Conceptual art developed as a key movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the sprawling outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and looking to engage with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly powerful figures worldwide. New York maintained an influential position in the international art scene, ensuring that global artists continued to flock to the galleries, bars and downtown scene in the city. n Japan and Korea, artists associated with the Mono-Ha movement focused on encounters between natural and industrial materials such as stone, glass, cotton, sponge, wood, oil and water, arranging them in mostly unaltered, ephemeral states. The works focused on the interdependency of these various elements and the surrounding space, and had a strong interest in the European philosophy of phenomenology.

Margareta Bergman

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