Uwe Henneken

1974 · Germany

Artist biography

Uwe Henneken is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Germany, like other well-known artists such as Klaus Staudt, Aurel Bauh, Norbert Prangenberg, Lothar Osterburg, and Thomas Locher. Uwe Henneken was born in 1974.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit Uwe Henneken's work, including galleries in countries like the United States, Belgium, and Germany. Galleries include Pippy Houldsworth Gallery in London, rodolphe janssen in Brussels, as well as Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York. Uwe Henneken most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery in London (08 September 2017 until 21 October 2017) with the exhibition The teachings of the Transhistorical Flamingo . Uwe Henneken's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Come together, which took place at Meyer Riegger | Berlin in Germany (28 June 2019 - 02 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Uwe Henneken

Uwe Henneken was born in 1974 and was largely influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular 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.

Uwe Henneken

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