Lola B.Deswarte

1976 · France

Artist biography

Lola B.Deswarte is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from France, like other celebrated artists such as Emmanuel Saulnier, Odile Decq, Fabien de Chavanes, Jaybo Monk, and Geneviève Bachmann. Lola B.Deswarte was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lola B.Deswarte's work is available for viewing at MH Gallery in Brussels, Belgium. Lola B.Deswarte most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at MH Gallery in Brussels with the exhibition The end of the world. The exhibition was open from 18 September 2019 until 25 October 2019.

Historical Context of France

France stands out as one of the most prominent agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was established in the first half of the nineteenth century, and involved progressive and ground-breaking movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by key figures of the art sphere. Critically praised and leading French artists from the early years of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he originally was a Spanish national who relocated in France, as well as Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier, to name a few. Paris was thought to be the most important and intellectual artistic centre at the start of the century and contributed to the development of such fundamental movements as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others, which appeared in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Lola B.Deswarte

Born in 1976, Lola B.Deswarte grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The 1980s were a turbulent period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural environment. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Lola B.Deswarte

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