Nicolas Malfin

1971

Artist biography

Nicolas Malfin is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist. Nicolas Malfin was born in 1971. Artists Razvan Petre Burnete, Kiril Kolev, Ambre Foulquier, Dao Quoc Huy, and James Cooper are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Nicolas Malfin

Nicolas Malfin was born in 1971 and was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Nicolas Malfin

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