Martina Klein

1962 · Germany

Artist biography

Martina Klein is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Torsten Holtz, Susanne M. Winterling, Claudia Hauptmann, Gunther Forg, and Henning Strassburger. Martina Klein was born in 1962.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Martina Klein's work, which are Slewe Galerie in the Netherlands and Parra & Romero | Madrid in Spain. Martina Klein most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Slewe Galerie in Amsterdam with the exhibition Group Exhibition. The exhibition was open from 02 June 2018 until 30 June 2018. Martina Klein's work has also been exhibited during the Unfinished installation exhibition at Parra & Romero | Madrid in Spain (12 September 2018 - 03 November 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Martina Klein

Martina Klein was born in 1962 and was largely inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous time 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 environment. The 1980s were a significant 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 prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Martina Klein

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