Didier Fiúza Faustino

1968 · France

Artist biography

Didier Fiúza Faustino is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in France, like other celebrated artists such as Aude Pariset, Hans Arp, Henriette Arcelin, Diane Giraud, and Peinado Bruno. Didier Fiúza Faustino was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Didier Fiúza Faustino's work is available on viewing in Galerie Michel Rein in Belgium and Galerie Michel Rein | Paris in France. Didier Fiúza Faustino most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Michel Rein in Brussels (04 December 2019 until 10 January 2020) with the exhibition Group Exhibition.

Historical Context of France

France strikes out as one of the most influential agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was pioneered in the first half of the nineteenth century, and embraced innovative and cutting-edge movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, driven by key figures of the art world. Applauded and dominant French artists from the beginning of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he initially was a Spanish national who relocated in France, as well as Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier, to name a few. Paris was thought to be the most important and intellectual artistic centre at the onset of the century and contributed to the development of such vital movements as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others, which emerged in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Didier Fiúza Faustino

Didier Fiúza Faustino was born in 1968 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Didier Fiúza Faustino

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