Markus Oehlen's Biography
Markus Oehlen is a German artist born in 1956. He is known for his work in the Junge Wilde/Neue Wilde movement of contemporary art. Oehlen studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg from 1979 to 1984 and has since exhibited widely in Europe and the United States. His works combine elements of abstract and figurative painting, often featuring distorted, cartoon-like figures. Oehlen has also collaborated with other artists, such as Albert Oehlen, Martin Kippenberger, and Werner Büttner. His works have been featured in solo and group exhibitions around the world, including at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam.