Sylvie Eyberg

1963 · Belgium

Artist biography

Sylvie Eyberg is an established artist, who was born and brought up in Belgium, like other renowned artists such as Audrey Hepburn, Borus Thiebaut, Harald Thys, AUGUSTIN DELLOYE , and Ermias Kifleyesus. Sylvie Eyberg was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Sylvie Eyberg's work is on display at Galerie Greta Meert in Brussels, Belgium. Sylvie Eyberg most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at 105 Besme in Brussels (16 April 2018 until 02 June 2018) with the exhibition eight. Sylvie Eyberg's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is half-title, which took place at Shanaynay in Paris, France (09 November 2018 - 07 December 2018).

Historical Context of Belgium

Throughout the 1930s, Belgian art was to play a essential role in Surrealism, especially through the work of Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Other significant Belgian artists of the twentieth century include Marcel Broodthaers, Wim Delvoye, Francis Alys and Luc Tuymans. In the late 19th century, as the period of the avant-garde in Europe began, the Belgian capital of Brussels was an important centre for the Art Nouveau movement, which included the architect Victor Horta amongst its founders. The Symbolist movement was also a significant artistic trend that was greatly influenced by Belgian artists. Key practitioners of this important early precursor to Surrealism include Léon Spilliaert, Jean Delville, Fernand Khnopff and James Ensor.

Further Biographical Context for Sylvie Eyberg

Born in 1963, Sylvie Eyberg was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Sylvie Eyberg

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