Yumiko Izu

1968 · Japan

Artist biography

Yumiko Izu is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Japan, like other prominent artists such as Kenichi Hoshine, Motohiko Odani, Etsu Egami, Kumi Sugai, and Takahiro Ueda. Yumiko Izu was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yumiko Izu's work is on display at Howard Greenberg Gallery located in New York, the United States. Yumiko Izu's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition YUMIKO IZU & KENRO IZU at In Camera Galerie in Paris, France. The exhibition was open from 20 September 2018 until 24 November 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Yumiko Izu

Yumiko Izu was born in 1968 and 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 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 started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Yumiko Izu

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