Mike Meiré

1964 · Germany

Artist biography

Mike Meiré is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from Germany, like other artists such as Benjamin de Burca, Miriam Böhm, Christian Holtmann , Andreas Schulenburg, and Andreas Ullrich. Mike Meiré was born in 1964.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Mike Meiré's work is on display at Bartha Contemporary in London, the United Kingdom. Mike Meiré most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Bartha Contemporary in London (26 January 2019 until 12 April 2019) with the exhibition A Day’s Work. Mike Meiré's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Should I Stay or Should I Go? (27 February 2019 - 12 April 2019) at Bartha Contemporary in London and The Big Flat Now: Curated by Joerg Koch (11 September 2019 - 18 October 2019) at Galerie Crone | Wien in Vienna. Mike Meiré's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called A Day’s Work and took place at Bartha Contemporary in London, the United Kingdom from the 26 January 2019 to 12 April 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Mike Meiré

Born in 1964, Mike Meiré was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent period 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 politically, 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 leading 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.

Mike Meiré

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