Matthias Bitzer

1975 · Germany

Artist biography

Matthias Bitzer is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Elizabeth Förster, Lothar Götz, Claudia Angelmaier, Michael Buthe, and Marc Brandenburg. Matthias Bitzer was born in 1975.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Matthias Bitzer is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries such as Belgium, Italy, and the United States. Galleries exhibiting Matthias Bitzer's work include Almine Rech Gallery | Brussels in Belgium, Francesca Minini in Italy, and Marianne Boesky Gallery I 507 West 24th Street in the United States. Matthias Bitzer most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at annarumma in Naples (29 November 2019 until 03 January 2020) with the exhibition Proposals for a Collection. Matthias Bitzer's only other exhibition is Vertigogue, which took place at Galería Casado Santapau in Madrid, Spain (29 January 2020 - 06 March 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Matthias Bitzer

Matthias Bitzer was born in 1975, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly 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. Important 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 began to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Matthias Bitzer

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