Markus Linnenbrink

1961 · Germany

Artist biography

Markus Linnenbrink is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Julika Lackner, artistical.d, Frank Gerritz, Valerie Krause, and Martin Plüddemann. Markus Linnenbrink was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Markus Linnenbrink is represented by several galleries around the world, including countries like Spain, the United States, and Germany. Galleries include Max Estrella Galería de Arte in Madrid, as well as Miles McEnery Gallery I 520 and Miles McEnery Gallery I 525 in New York. Markus Linnenbrink's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Wholewideworldwonderful at Max Estrella Galería de Arte in Madrid, Spain. The exhibition was open from 08 May 2019 until 19 July 2019. Markus Linnenbrink's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; The Responsive Eye Revisited: Then, Now, and In-Between. (13 January 2020 - 14 February 2020) at Miles McEnery Gallery I 520 in New York and whodunnit (05 July 2019 - 30 August 2019) at Taubert Contemporary in Berlin.

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Further Biographical Context for Markus Linnenbrink

Born in 1961, Markus Linnenbrink's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular 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.

Markus Linnenbrink

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