Tea Mäkipää

1973 · Finland

Artist biography

Tea Mäkipää is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in Finland, like other famous artists such as Jukka Rusanen , Kimmo Matias, Tommi Musturi, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, and Mikko Rikala. Tea Mäkipää was born in 1973.

Further Biographical Context for Tea Mäkipää

Tea Mäkipää was born in 1973 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique 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 decade 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 leading artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Tea Mäkipää

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