Naotaka Hiro

1972 · Japan

Artist biography

Naotaka Hiro is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Japan, like other celebrated artists such as Shiro Tsujimura, Yuko Mohri, Urara Tsuchiya, Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita, and Kazuna Taguchi. Naotaka Hiro was born in 1972.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Naotaka Hiro's work. These are Brennan & Griffin in New York, the United States and Shane Campbell Gallery | South Loop in Chicago, the United States. Naotaka Hiro's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition CONDO LONDON 2019 at Southard Reid in London, the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 12 January 2019 until 09 February 2019. Naotaka Hiro's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Subterranean & Wanderer (06 September 2019 - 19 October 2019) at Brennan & Griffin in New York and Naotaka Hiro (15 December 2018 - 26 January 2019) at Shane Campbell Gallery | South Loop in Chicago.

Further Biographical Context for Naotaka Hiro

Naotaka Hiro was born in 1972 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 time. 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 prominent 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 an influential reputation.

Naotaka Hiro

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