Yoshiaki Mochizuki

1961 · Japan

Artist biography

Yoshiaki Mochizuki is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Japan, like other renowned artists such as Emily Haasch, Makoto Kumagai, Kei Mitsuuchi, Rinko Kawauchi, and Takahiro Kaneyama. Yoshiaki Mochizuki was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yoshiaki Mochizuki is represented by two galleries, Marlborough Contemporary | London and Marlborough Contemporary | New York in the United Kingdom and the United States respectively. Yoshiaki Mochizuki's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Palenville at Marlborough Contemporary | New York in the United States. The exhibition was open from 21 June 2018 until 03 August 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Yoshiaki Mochizuki

Born in 1961, Yoshiaki Mochizuki's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s 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 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. Important 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 started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Yoshiaki Mochizuki

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