Scott Mcfarland

1975 · Canada

Artist biography

Scott Mcfarland is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Canada, like other famous artists such as Al Freeman, Brian Kokoska, Sarah Anne Johnson, Andrew Moncrief, and Neil Hamilton. Scott Mcfarland was born in 1975.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Scott Mcfarland is represented and exhibited by multiple galleries around the world, in countries such as the United States and Germany. Galleries exhibiting Scott Mcfarland's work include Regen Projects and Arsenal Contemporary | New York in the United States, and CHOI&LAGER Gallery in Germany. Scott Mcfarland most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at CHOI&LAGER Gallery in Cologne with the exhibition SHATTERED GLASS. The exhibition was open from 09 May 2019 until 29 June 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Scott Mcfarland

Scott Mcfarland was born in 1975 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide 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 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 at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Scott Mcfarland

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