Sven Fritz

1976 · Germany

Artist biography

Sven Fritz is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Germany, like other renowned artists such as Silke Lauffs, Christian Schellenberger, Franz-Erhard Walther, Roman Hilser, and Werner Schreib. Sven Fritz was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Sven Fritz' work is available for viewing at Sebastian Brandl in Cologne, Germany. Sven Fritz is at the moment exhibiting at Galerie Phoebus in Rotterdam with the exhibition Dresser project (24 January 2020 - 25 April 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Sven Fritz

Sven Fritz was born in 1976 and was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Sven Fritz

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