Penelope Moore

1979

Artist biography

Penelope Moore is an established mid-career artist. Penelope Moore was born in 1979. Artists like Anisa Ashkar, Aideen Barry, Cobi Cockburn, Agata Baltyzar, and Gizem Enuysal were also born in 1979.

Further Biographical Context for Penelope Moore

Born in 1979, Penelope Moore 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time influential 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 leading 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 recognition.

Penelope Moore

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