Dom(K)

1969 · France

Artist biography

Dom(K) is seen as an established mid-career artist, who was born in France, like other well-known artists such as Matthieu Kavyrchine, David Décamp, CANNED, David Raffini, and Rero. Dom(K) was born in 1969.

Dom(K) in private collections

On Artland Dom(K)'s art can be found in the following collection: Dom(K) which, for instance, also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Sarah Derat, Tora Aghabayova, and Farhad Farzali.

Historical Context of France

France has been a significant nation in the development of modernism. During the 19th century, France established the foundations of what is currently known as the avant-garde, including movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by world renowned artists. In the first half of the twentieth century, Paris was a fundamental intellectual and cultural hub, originating vital movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements blossomed 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 amongst many of others.

Further Biographical Context for Dom(K)

Born in 1969, Dom(K) was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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 recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Dom(K)

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