Shanti Bai is seen as an established artist, Shanti Bai was born in 1963. Also born in 1963 and of this same generation are Kathy Butterly, Silvia Gertsch, Jordi Alcaraz Y Tarradas, Alfredo Márquez, and Predrag Milićević Barbarien.
Further Biographical Context for Shanti Bai
Shanti Bai was born in 1963 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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. significant 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 started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.