Guillaume Paris

1966 · Ivory Coast

Artist biography

Guillaume Paris is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in the Ivory Coast, like other well-known artists such as Aboudia, Guillaume Paris, Joël Person, Jean Luc Gosse , and Méné. Guillaume Paris was born in 1966.

Guillaume Paris' Gallery representation

Guillaume Paris' work is available for viewing at GDM | Paris in France.

Further Biographical Context for Guillaume Paris

Born in 1966, Guillaume Paris was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Guillaume Paris

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