Sigune Siévi

1966 · Germany

Artist biography

Sigune Siévi is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Germany - other established artists such as Christine Niehoff, Michael Lange, Heiner Altmeppen, Thomas Wunsch, and Martin Wenzel were also born in Germany. Sigune Siévi was born in 1966.

Sigune Siévi's Gallery representation

Sigune Siévi is represented by Van Horn in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Sigune Siévi

Sigune Siévi was born in 1966 and was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time leading 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 during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Sigune Siévi

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