Wolfgang Breuer

1966 · Germany

Artist biography

Wolfgang Breuer is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Anja Teske, Jürgen Jansen, Eva-Maria Schön, Ulla Deventer, and Nina Poppe. Wolfgang Breuer was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Wolfgang Breuer is represented by 3 galleries around the world, including countries such as Austria and Germany. Galleries include Galerie Meyer Kainer in Vienna, Galerie Karin Guenther in Hamburg, and Neue Alte Brücke in Frankfurt. Wolfgang Breuer's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition cafe spit at galeriepcp in Paris, France. The exhibition was open from 12 October 2019 until 20 December 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Wolfgang Breuer

Born in 1966, Wolfgang Breuer was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, 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. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international 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 recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Wolfgang Breuer

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