Robin Rhode

1976 · South Africa

Artist biography

Robin Rhode is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in South Africa, like other famous artists such as Daniel Naudé, Ansel Krut, Nelson Mandela, David Koloane, and Justin Dingwall. Robin Rhode was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Robin Rhode is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like the United Kingdom, Israel, and the United States. Some of those galleries are Kamel Mennour | London in the United Kingdom, Kamel Mennour | Rue du Pont de Lodi in France, as well as Braverman in Israel. Robin Rhode most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Kamel Mennour | Rue Saint-André des Arts in Paris (04 September 2019 until 04 October 2019) with the exhibition Été indien. Robin Rhode's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Kamel Mennour | Avenue Matignon in Paris (16 April 2019 - 24 May 2019) with the name The Broken Wall and Tucci Russo in Turin (10 February 2018 - 11 March 2018) with the name RAINBOW 2018.

Robin Rhode in private collections

On Artland, Louis Kotze includes works by Robin Rhode, but also others by Liam Fallon, Ruth Asawa, and Qafar Rzayev, critically acclaimed artists and prominent figures of the Art World.

Further Biographical Context for Robin Rhode

Born in 1976, Robin Rhode's creative work was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique 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 era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Robin Rhode

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 7

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