Oksana Movchan is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist. Oksana Movchan was born in 1968. Also born in 1968 and of this same generation are Joshua Burbank, Liu Jinbao, Andriej Nikolajewicz Dmitriew, William Kayo, and Julika Rudelius.
Further Biographical Context for Oksana Movchan
Born in 1968, Oksana Movchan's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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 global 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 started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.