Denis Chapoullié

1956

Artist biography

Denis Chapoullié is an established contemporary visual artist, Denis Chapoullié was born in 1956. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Mary Ahrendt, Muriel Baudoux, Agathe May, Cecil Touchon, and François Berthier.

Further Biographical Context for Denis Chapoullié

Denis Chapoullié was born in 1956 and was largely inspired by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was epitomized by a desire to grow and strengthen itself, as a response to the many conflicts of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative voyage of Process art emerged by combining essential features of Conceptualism with further considerations on art itself. The earliest ideas of environmentalism sprung from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, carving the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its status, particularly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The city of New York persisted as the most prominent artistic hub of the decade, with international artists wandering through the downtown scene, visiting bars and art galleries, strengthening the idea of New York City as a cosmopolitan and refined cultural capital. A few noteworthy global movements that defined the era include photorealism, which was firstly introduced in the 1960s and reached commercial and critical success in the 1970s, as well as feminism which deeply influenced the visual culture.