Steinar Hansen

1964 · Norway

Artist biography

Steinar Hansen is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Norway, like other celebrated artists such as Mia Hawk, Ruben Eikebø, Sandie Carol Dougnac, Yngve Benum, and Jakob Landvik. Steinar Hansen was born in 1964.

Steinar Hansen's Gallery representation

Steinar Hansen's work is available for viewing at Norske Grafikere located in Oslo, Norway.

Further Biographical Context for Steinar Hansen

Steinar Hansen was born in 1964, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were a tumultuous period 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 significant 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Steinar Hansen

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