Thomas Baldischwyler

1974 · Germany

Artist biography

Thomas Baldischwyler is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Charlotte Posenenske, Maria Wallenstål-Schoenberg, Harald Kröner, Carl Hofer, and Johannes Vogl. Thomas Baldischwyler was born in 1974.

Thomas Baldischwyler's Gallery representation

Thomas Baldischwyler is represented and exhibited by Conradi located in Hamburg, Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Thomas Baldischwyler

Born in 1974, Thomas Baldischwyler was primarily influenced by the 1980s growing up. 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 environment. The 1980s were an important 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 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 primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

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Thomas Baldischwyler

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