Nicole Eisenman

1965 · United States

Artist biography

Nicole Eisenman is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in the United States. Nicole Eisenman was born in 1965. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Kara Walker, Jason Rhoades, Ellen Gallagher, Andrea Zittel, Elizabeth Peyton, Rob Pruitt and Jean Michel Basquiat.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nicole Eisenman is represented and exhibited by several galleries around the world, in countries such as the United States and Germany. Galleries include Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles and Anton Kern Gallery in the United States, as well as Galerie Barbara Weiss in Germany. Nicole Eisenman most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Sommer Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv (19 July 2019 until 29 August 2019) with the exhibition Tiny Hands. Nicole Eisenman's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Parkett Exhibition Space | Zurich in Switzerland (22 February 2020 - 18 July 2020) with the name (Self)Portraits and Anton Kern Gallery in the United States (20 February 2020 - 28 March 2020) with the name Incelesbian.

Nicole Eisenman in private collections

On Artland Nicole Eisenman's works can be found in the following collection: Robert Mollers which, for instance, also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Hur Kyung-Ae, Sandro Diener, and Wolfgang Tillmans.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, in particular New York city, endures as a central point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly influential art centre emerged in the post war era, and the city succeeded in asserting its dominance over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful international art capital. The authority of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern sphere has granted the country with a prevailing influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are influential art movements that blossomed in the US. These very movements also reverberated into a multitude of variations, such as diverse forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally distinguished U.S artists of the contemporary period age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Nicole Eisenman

Nicole Eisenman was born in 1965 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing 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 decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading 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 key artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Nicole Eisenman

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 13
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