Petra Lindholm

1973 · Finland

Artist biography

Petra Lindholm is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in Finland, like other well-known artists such as Hilla Kurki, Ismo Kajander, Tiina Raitanen, Sami Korkiakoski, and Tommi Toija. Petra Lindholm was born in 1973.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Petra Lindholm is represented by COLLECTIVA located in Berlin, Germany. Petra Lindholm's work are exhibited at the exhibition, Group Show with Gallery Artists at Galleri Magnus Karlsson in Stockholm, Sweden. The exhibition is currently open and closes on the 02 May 2020. Petra Lindholm's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Fever (10 January 2020 - 07 February 2020) at Galleri Magnus Karlsson in Stockholm and HEAT WAVE (#2) (13 July 2018 - 17 July 2018) at COLLECTIVA in Berlin.

Further Biographical Context for Petra Lindholm

Petra Lindholm was born in 1973 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable 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. Important 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 prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Petra Lindholm

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