Farshad Farzankia

1980 · Iran

Artist biography

Farshad Farzankia is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Iran, like other renowned artists such as Sara Abbaspour, Manijeh Yadegar, Mehrdad Afsari, Nooshin Farhid, and Maryam Amiryani. Farshad Farzankia was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Farshad Farzankia's work is available for viewing at Andersen's located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Farshad Farzankia's work has most recently been exhibited at Andersen's in Copenhagen (09 February 2018 until 25 May 2018) with the exhibition Bread and Flower. Farshad Farzankia's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called SOUL MATE and took place at 68projects in Berlin, Germany from the 10 November 2017 to 13 January 2018.

Farshad Farzankia in private collections

The following Collections on Artland feature some of Farshad Farzankia's works: Nick Pedersen which also includes works by other renowned artists such as Mie Olise Kjærgaard, Søren Behncke and Coline Marotta; and Jens-Peter Brask with works from prominent artists Tony Matelli, Graham Collins and Asger Dybvad Larsen.

Further Biographical Context for Farshad Farzankia

Born in 1980, Farshad Farzankia's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. 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 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. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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 started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Farshad Farzankia

  • Artworks in Collections 7
  • Exhibitions 5

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