Sophia Schama

1966 · Bulgaria

Artist biography

Sophia Schama is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Bulgaria, like other well-known artists such as Olga Georgieva, Kiko Kostadinov, Stefan Nikolaev, Iva Gueorguieva, and Georgi Hamalski. Sophia Schama was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Sophia Schama's work is on display at Studio d'Arte Cannaviello in Milan, Italy. Sophia Schama most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Semjon Contemporary in Berlin with the exhibition collAge. The exhibition was open from 07 February 2020 until 13 March 2020. Sophia Schama's work has also been exhibited during the Spoiler 2 exhibition at Galerie Evelyn Drewes in Hamburg, Germany (06 September 2019 - 17 October 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Sophia Schama

Sophia Schama was born in 1966 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a tumultuous period 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 culture. The 1980s were a key decade in terms of politics, 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Sophia Schama

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