Monika Sosnowska

1972 · Poland

Artist biography

Monika Sosnowska is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Poland, like other renowned artists such as Rafał Bujnowski, Edward Narkiewicz, Mela Yerka, Monika Grycko, and Roman Cieslewicz. Monika Sosnowska was born in 1972.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Monika Sosnowska is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Germany. Galleries include Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row in the United Kingdom, kurimanzutto in Mexico, as well as Hauser & Wirth | East 69th Street in the United States. Monika Sosnowska most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row in the United Kingdom (01 December 2017 until 10 February 2018) with the exhibition Structural Exercises. Monika Sosnowska's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Parkett Exhibition Space | Zurich in Switzerland (24 August 2018 - 14 November 2018) with the name A TIME CAPSULE REVISITED and Hauser & Wirth | Los Angeles in the United States (01 July 2017 - 17 September 2017) with the name Solo Exhibition. Monika Sosnowska's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Solo Exhibition and took place at Hauser & Wirth | Los Angeles in the United States from the 01 July 2017 to 17 September 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Monika Sosnowska

Born in 1972, Monika Sosnowska was largely inspired 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 atmosphere. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, 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 prominent 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.

Monika Sosnowska

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