Majida Khattari

1968 · Morocco

Artist biography

Majida Khattari is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Morocco, like other well-known artists such as Fatima Mazmouz, Safâa Erruas, Lucinda Urrusti, Mohamed Lekleti, and Hicham Berrada. Majida Khattari was born in 1968.

Majida Khattari's Gallery representation

Majida Khattari is represented and exhibited by Galerie Dominique Fiat located in Paris, France.

Further Biographical Context for Majida Khattari

Born in 1968, Majida Khattari's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked 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 recognition.

Majida Khattari

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