Ludovic Chemarin©

1969 · France

Artist biography

Ludovic Chemarin© is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in France, like other prominent artists such as Marie-Thérèse Vacossin, Yves Laloy, Céleste Boursier-mougenot, George Sculpteur, and Bikbanz. Ludovic Chemarin© was born in 1969.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ludovic Chemarin© is represented by mfc - michèle didier located in Paris, France. Ludovic Chemarin© most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at mfc - michèle didier in Paris (27 November 2018 until 02 February 2019) with the exhibition Moments.

Historical Context of France

France has been a significant country in the development of modernism. During the nineteenth century, France established the beginnings of what is currently known as the avant-garde, with movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by internationally famed artists. In the first half of the twentieth century, Paris was a crucial intellectual and cultural centre, contributing vital movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements flourished 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 many of others.

Further Biographical Context for Ludovic Chemarin©

Ludovic Chemarin© was born in 1969 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly 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. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global 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.

Ludovic Chemarin©

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