Torsten Römer

1968 · Germany

Artist biography

Torsten Römer is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other artists such as Florian Maier–Aichen, Manfred Holtfrerich, Klaus Staeck, Ati Maier, and Tobias Buche. Torsten Römer was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Torsten Römer's work is available for viewing at Galerie Michael Schultz | Berlin in Germany. Torsten Römer most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Gallery 2CforArt in Salzburg with the exhibition House of Enlightenment. The exhibition was open from 24 July 2019 until 04 October 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Torsten Römer

Torsten Römer was born in 1968 and was largely inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly 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. significant 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.

Torsten Römer

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