Thomas Sæverud

1965 · Norway

Artist biography

Thomas Sæverud is a creative artist, who was born in Norway, like other famous artists such as Eilif Amundsen, Lina Viste Grønli, Bendik Kaltenborn, Ellen Grieg, and Kjersti G. Andvig. Thomas Sæverud was born in 1965.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Thomas Sæverud is represented and exhibited by Galleri Haaken located in Oslo, Norway. Thomas Sæverud most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleri Haaken in Oslo with the exhibition WHAT'S LEFT BEHIND. The exhibition was open from 03 May 2018 until 27 May 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Thomas Sæverud

Thomas Sæverud was born in 1965 and was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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 began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Thomas Sæverud