Sharon Etgar

1975 · Israel

Artist biography

Sharon Etgar is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Israel, like other prominent artists such as Karen Russo, Benji Boyadgian, Nadav Kander, Guy Ben Ner, and Lihi Turjeman. Sharon Etgar was born in 1975.

Sharon Etgar's Gallery representation

Sharon Etgar's work is on display at DAVIS & LANGDALE COMPANY, INC. in New York, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Sharon Etgar

Sharon Etgar was born in 1975 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, 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. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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.

Sharon Etgar

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