Stefan Kürten

1963 · Germany

Artist biography

Stefan Kürten is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Susanne Jung, Hans Scheib, Philip Newcombe, Marek Braun, and Phung-Tien Phan. Stefan Kürten was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Stefan Kürten is represented and exhibited by 3 galleries around the world, in countries like the United States and Germany. Galleries include Alexander and Bonin in New York, Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco, and Galerie Wagner + Partner in Berlin. Stefan Kürten's work has most recently been exhibited at Alexander and Bonin in New York (26 June 2019 until 15 August 2019) with the exhibition Mary’s New Home and other works. Stefan Kürten's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Stefan Kürten (02 November 2018 - 22 December 2018) at Alexander and Bonin in New York and Perfect World: (19 May 2017 - 14 July 2017) at Alexander and Bonin in New York. Stefan Kürten's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Perfect World: and took place at Alexander and Bonin in New York, the United States from the 19 May 2017 to 14 July 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Stefan Kürten

Stefan Kürten was born in 1963 and was largely inspired by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread 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 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 popular 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.

Stefan Kürten

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