Huma Bhabha

1962 · Pakistan

Artist biography

Huma Bhabha is an established contemporary artist, who originates from Pakistan, like other famous artists such as Tahir Irfan, Rashid Rana, Raka Studio, Ambreen Butt, and Lala Rukh. Huma Bhabha was born in 1962.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Huma Bhabha's work is on display in 5 galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Germany. Galleries exhibiting Huma Bhabha's work include Stephen Friedman Gallery | 25 - 28 Old Burlington Street in the United Kingdom, C L E A R I N G | Brussels in Belgium, and Salon 94 Bowery in the United States. Huma Bhabha's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition L’ÂGE DE RAISON at C L E A R I N G | Brussels in Belgium. The exhibition was open from 28 February 2019 until 12 April 2019. Huma Bhabha's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; The Company (18 September 2019 - 03 January 2020) at Gagosian | Rome in Italy and A SEED'S A STAR (14 June 2019 - 16 August 2019) at Loyal in Sweden. Huma Bhabha's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called STEREO LOVE SEATS HOT WHEELS and took place at MARC STRAUS in New York, the United States from the 08 June 2018 to 28 July 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Huma Bhabha

Huma Bhabha was born in 1962 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of growing 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 an influential reputation.

Huma Bhabha

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