Alain Bublex

1961 · France

Artist biography

Alain Bublex is seen as an established artist, who originates from France, like other renowned artists such as Quentin Euverte, Camille Henrot, Dom(K), Jerome Lagarrigue, and Dotone. Alain Bublex was born in 1961.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Alain Bublex is represented by GDM | Paris in France. Alain Bublex' work are at the moment exhibiting at at Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois in Paris with the exhibition Modes & Travaux : A collection of artists’ sweaters proposed by The Drawer (27 February 2020 - 10 April 2020).

Historical Context of France

France has been an important nation in the development of modernism. Throughout the nineteenth century, France established the beginnings of what is today known as the avant-garde, with movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by world renowned artists. During the first part of the 20th century, Paris was a crucial intellectual and cultural hub, establishing cutting-edge movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements flourished at the beginning of the century, in the period immediately preceding the Second World War. Dominant French creative figures from the beginning of the century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque (Spanish national who settled in France) Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier amidst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for Alain Bublex

Born in 1961, Alain Bublex was largely influenced by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, 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 began to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Alain Bublex

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