Sohyun Bae

1967 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

Sohyun Bae is an established mid-career artist, who was born in the the Republic of Korea, like other well-known artists such as Jaye Moon, Youjin Yi, Jesse Morgan Barnett, Kira Nam Greene, and Sobin Park. Sohyun Bae was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Sohyun Bae's work is on display at Skoto Gallery located in New York, the United States. Sohyun Bae most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York (23 July 2019 until 22 August 2019) with the exhibition SummerSelections.

Further Biographical Context for Sohyun Bae

Sohyun Bae was born in 1967 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural environment. The 1980s were a key decade politically, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Sohyun Bae

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