Mary Morrison

1967

Artist biography

Mary Morrison is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist. Mary Morrison was born in 1967. Also born in 1967 and of this same generation are Franklin Evans, Todd Norsten, Tirtha Giammetta, Felix Malnig, and Juan Cuellar.

Further Biographical Context for Mary Morrison

Born in 1967, Mary Morrison's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Mary Morrison

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