Mark Van Yetter

1978 · Germany

Artist biography

Mark Van Yetter is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Käthe Kollwitz (P)*, Toni Schmale, Axel Cassel, Jan Peter Hammer, and Charlott Weise. Mark Van Yetter was born in 1978.


Mark Van Yetter's work has most recently been exhibited at Croy Nielsen in Vienna (13 September 2018 until 20 October 2018) with the exhibition All’estero & Dr. K.’s Badereise nach Riva: Version B. Mark Van Yetter's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Sommer Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv (23 October 2019 - 20 December 2019) with the name 20 Years and AplusA in Venice (01 September 2018 - 15 December 2018) with the name ALL’ESTERO & DR. K TAKES THE WATERS AT RIVA. VERSION A . Mark Van Yetter's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called ALL’ESTERO & DR. K TAKES THE WATERS AT RIVA. VERSION A and took place at AplusA in Venice, Italy from the 01 September 2018 to 15 December 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Mark Van Yetter

Born in 1978, Mark Van Yetter's creative work was largely influenced 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 culture. The 1980s were a key 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 prominent 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Mark Van Yetter

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