Nicolas Baier

1967 · Canada

Artist biography

Nicolas Baier is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Canada, like other artists such as Jill Greenberg, Olivia Boudreau, Michèle Fenniak, Chloe Wise, and Linda Mccue. Nicolas Baier was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nicolas Baier is represented and exhibited by Arsenal Contemporary | New York in the United States. Nicolas Baier most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Josée Bienvenu Gallery in New York (22 November 2019 until 17 January 2020) with the exhibition SĪMURĞ. Nicolas Baier's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is [COLOGNE] NICOLAS BAIER & PATRICK COUTU , which took place at CHOI&LAGER Gallery in Cologne, Germany (16 November 2018 - 24 February 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Nicolas Baier

Born in 1967, Nicolas Baier's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global 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 key 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 prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known 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.

Nicolas Baier

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