France Bizot

1959 · France

Artist biography

France Bizot is an established contemporary artist, who originates from France, like other famous artists such as Johanna Conte, Thomas Liu Le Lann, Grégoire Bergeret, Nicolas Saint Grégoire, and Robert Delaunay. France Bizot was born in 1959.

Galleries and Exhibitions

France Bizot is represented by Backslash in Paris, France. France Bizot most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Backslash in Paris with the exhibition SHIFT AND SHUFFLE. The exhibition was open from 05 June 2019 until 19 July 2019. France Bizot's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is FUTURE IS COLLECTIVE, which took place at Backslash in Paris, France (07 September 2018 - 03 November 2018).

France Bizot in private collections

On Artland France Bizot's works can be found in the collection of fuku, who for instance also has works by other artists including Hur Kyung-Ae, Farhad Farzali, and Sarah Derat.

Historical Context of France

France has been an important country in the unfolding of modernism. Throughout the 19th century, France fostered the beginnings of what is currently known as the avant-garde, with movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by critically acclaimed artists. During the first part of the twentieth century, Paris was a crucial 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. Major 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 amidst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for France Bizot

Born in 1959, France Bizot's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and growth in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the dominant strains of the preceding decade. Conceptual art emerged as a influential movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the sprawling outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly influential figures worldwide. Many of the artists who became so famous and successful in the 1960s remained dominant figures. For example, Andy Warhol branched out into film and magazine publishing, the first type of cross cultural activity for a visual artist. This secured his reputation as a globally renowned celebrity in his own right. The largely Italian Arte Povera Movement gained world-wide recognition during the 1970s, with artists like Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto attaining international acclaim.

France Bizot

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 4

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