Marie-Michelle Deschamps

1980 · Canada

Artist biography

Marie-Michelle Deschamps is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Canada, like other celebrated artists such as Matthew Booth, Patrick Bernatchez, Neil Campbell, Steve Kahn, and Michael Swaney. Marie-Michelle Deschamps was born in 1980.

Marie-Michelle Deschamps' Gallery representation

Marie-Michelle Deschamps is represented and exhibited by Gregor Staiger located in Zurich, Switzerland.

Further Biographical Context for Marie-Michelle Deschamps

Marie-Michelle Deschamps was born in 1980 and was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Marie-Michelle Deschamps

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