Silke Wagner

1968 · Germany

Artist biography

Silke Wagner is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in Germany, like other renowned artists such as Mark Mender, Christoph Keller, Dieter Balzer, Julia Oschatz, and Benjamin Badock. Silke Wagner was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Silke Wagner's work is on display at Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf located in Frankfurt, Germany. Silke Wagner most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf in Frankfurt with the exhibition New Works. The exhibition was open from 11 September 2018 until 31 October 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Silke Wagner

Born in 1968, Silke Wagner's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing 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 signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential 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 leading 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.

Silke Wagner

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