Doina Moisescu Herivan

1944

Artist biography

Doina Moisescu Herivan was a creative artist. Doina Moisescu Herivan was born in 1944. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Brigitte David, Feng Yuqin, Jean François Chaussepied, Marta Cardenas, and Colette De Hayes.

Further Biographical Context for Doina Moisescu Herivan

Doina Moisescu Herivan was born in 1944 and was largely inspired by the 1960s growing up. The universal impact of the 1960s was truly astonishing across the globe. Representative of a time inspiring both hope and anger, the 1960s prompted an explosion of new ideologies and movements, truly exciting and spectacular. Historically established in the context of the Cold War, which would have a highly powerful impact globally, mainly defined by the Iron Curtain separating Europe both physically and spiritually, and significantly marked by the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961. The 1960s re-defined all pre-existing expectations on gender, race and justice, questioned education as well as morality and selfhood – for instance through the civil rights movement and second wave of feminism, as well as student political uprisings. The incredible escalation of mass consumerism also defined the era, engendering new trends in marketing and advertising. Minimalism established the crucial idea that art should exist in its own reality, and not try to mimic the physical world. Born of a desire to eradicate all pre-established notions about art, Minimalism became a radically progressive movement, highly influential worldwide, with artists such as Frank Stella, Donald Judd and Dan Flavin as key figures. Minimalism became influential through the works of artists such as Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley, while Pop art was a fundamental by-product of the latter, at the same time critiquing and glorifying popular culture. The iconic contemporary art movements that echoed through the wave of radicalism of the 1960s also had their own nuances and scopes, particular to different areas or countries. Spatialism, for example, was established in Italy by Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni, and its ideologies embraced by the Zero group in Germany. Throughout Europe, the philosophy of Existentialism deeply influenced artists like Francis Bacon and Alberto Giacometti, who strived to portray the raw human emotions often connected to reflections on death and the lingering angst of the meaninglessness of life.

Doina Moisescu Herivan

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