Michael Beutler

1976 · Germany

Artist biography

Michael Beutler is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other well-known artists such as Andreas Slominski, Knut Eckstein, Detlev Wieteck, Elisabeth von Samsonow, and Bernhard Brungs. Michael Beutler was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Michael Beutler's work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in Italy, Spain, and Germany. Some of those galleries are Pinksummer in Genova, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt in Madrid, and Galerie Nagel Draxler in Berlin. Michael Beutler's work has most recently been exhibited at Galerie Nagel Draxler in Berlin (23 November 2017 until 13 January 2018) with the exhibition GUEST AT JOYCOM’S. Michael Beutler's work has also been exhibited during the The Eighties exhibition at Galerie Bärbel Grässlin in Frankfurt, Germany (01 July 2019 - 30 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Michael Beutler

Michael Beutler was born in 1976 and 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 rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, 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 global 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.

Michael Beutler