Katia Santibanez

1964 · France

Artist biography

Katia Santibanez is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in France, like other renowned artists such as Jean-Baptiste Ganne, Anthea Missy, Lior Gal, Daniel Buren, and Thierry Cohen. Katia Santibanez was born in 1964.

Katia Santibanez' exhibition

Katia Santibanez most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art in New York with the exhibition Endless Conversations . The exhibition was open from 27 February 2019 until 29 March 2019.

Historical Context of France

France has been a significant country in the unfolding of modernism. During the 19th century, France fostered the beginnings of what is today known as the avant-garde, including 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, contributing vital movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements emerged 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 amongst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for Katia Santibanez

Katia Santibanez was born in 1964 and was largely influenced by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Katia Santibanez

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