Monika Marklinger

1968 · Sweden

Artist biography

Monika Marklinger is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Sweden, like other prominent artists such as David Ohlsson, Kerstin Sundbaum, Ann Böttcher, Katja Larsson, and Alice Herbst. Monika Marklinger was born in 1968.

Monika Marklinger's Gallery representation

Monika Marklinger's work is on display at Galleri Flach located in Stockholm, Sweden.

Further Biographical Context for Monika Marklinger

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

Monika Marklinger

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