Golnaz Fathi

1972 · Iran

Artist biography

Golnaz Fathi is a mid-career established artist, who originates from Iran, like other renowned artists such as Marzieh Hakim, Payam tahmasebi, Ramak Fazel, Atena Karimi, and Hesam Rahmanian. Golnaz Fathi was born in 1972.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Golnaz Fathi's work is on display at Sundaram Tagore Gallery | Chelsea located in New York, the United States. Golnaz Fathi's work has most recently been exhibited at October Gallery in London (05 February 2020 until 27 March 2020) with the exhibition Atmospheres. Golnaz Fathi's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Sundaram Tagore Gallery | Chelsea in New York (08 January 2020 - 07 February 2020) with the name Winter Group Show and Sundaram Tagore Gallery | Chelsea in New York (13 November 2019 - 13 December 2019) with the name LET'S PRETEND EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT.

Further Biographical Context for Golnaz Fathi

Born in 1972, Golnaz Fathi's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. Many of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most well-known member of the group is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, the divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Golnaz Fathi

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