Georgine Haddad

1957

Artist biography

Georgine Haddad is an established contemporary artist. Georgine Haddad was born in 1957. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ida Aslanian, Oleg Olegovich Dozortsev, Pascal Bourgeois-Moine, An Ping, and José Gregorio Coronel Ortega.

Further Biographical Context for Georgine Haddad

Georgine Haddad was born in 1957 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was characterized by a desire to grow and reinforce itself, as a reaction to the many conflicts of the previous decade. One of the most central movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which appeared as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art emerged by combining essential aspects of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism sprung from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly re-emerged and regained its status, especially in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Most of the dominant artistic figures of the 1960s remained highly influential and admired throughout the 1970s. Andy Warhol, for example, fortified his reputation as a legendary artist, by branching out into film and magazine publishing, thus instituting a ground-breaking concept of cross-cultural activity for a visual artist of such popularity Towards the end of the 1970s, street art, developing from graffiti, was starting to truly fascinate the fine art community. Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat helped legitimize spray painting and tagging, demonstrating that their artworks could exist at the same time in art galleries and in urban settings. Following, the global reach of street art would become extremely significant, representing an astonishing form of artistic expression.

Georgine Haddad

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