Yasmin Alt

1978 · Germany

Artist biography

Yasmin Alt is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Germany, like other famous artists such as Corinna Mayer, Clegg, Thomas Grünfeld, Emil Cimiotti, and Timo Nasseri. Yasmin Alt was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yasmin Alt's work is available for viewing at birds + Richard in Berlin, Germany. Yasmin Alt most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at balzer art projects in Basel (11 January 2019 until 16 March 2019) with the exhibition Abweichende Wuchsverhältnisse.

Further Biographical Context for Yasmin Alt

Born in 1978, Yasmin Alt was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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.

Yasmin Alt

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