Zsolt Jozsef Simon

1973 · Hungary

Artist biography

Zsolt Jozsef Simon is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in Hungary, like other celebrated artists such as Balint Bolygo, Gyorgy Kepes, Mona Osman, Miklós Erdély, and Vera Molnar. Zsolt Jozsef Simon was born in 1973.

Zsolt Jozsef Simon's exhibition

Zsolt Jozsef Simon's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition PERFECT DARKNESS at Officine Saffi in Milan, Italy. The exhibition was open from 21 April 2019 until 14 January 2020.

Further Biographical Context for Zsolt Jozsef Simon

Zsolt Jozsef Simon was born in 1973 and was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant 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. 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.

Zsolt Jozsef Simon

PERFECT DARKNESS
Group Exhibition
Officine Saffi · Milan, Italy
Apr 21, 2019 – Jan 14, 2020