Michael Moebius

1968 · Germany

Artist biography

Michael Moebius is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other well-known artists such as Alexander Braun, Hermann Max Pechstein, Gunter Fruhtrunk, Miriam De Búrca, and Stephanie Schneider. Michael Moebius was born in 1968.

Michael Moebius' Gallery representation

Michael Moebius is represented and exhibited by Maddox Gallery in London, the United Kingdom.

Further Biographical Context for Michael Moebius

Michael Moebius was born in 1968 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Michael Moebius

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