Manish Nai

1980 · India

Artist biography

Manish Nai is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in India, like other famous artists such as Manini Parikh, Bhoomika Yadav, Ekta, UBIK, and Jrajsiva. Manish Nai was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Manish Nai's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in France, the United States, and Germany. Galleries include Galerie Karsten Greve | Paris in France, Kavi Gupta Gallery | Washington Blvd in the United States, as well as Galerie Karsten Greve | Cologne in Germany. Manish Nai most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Karsten Greve | Paris in France (17 May 2019 until 26 July 2019) with the exhibition Materiality. Manish Nai's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Solo Exhibition (13 September 2019 - 13 December 2019) at Kavi Gupta Gallery | Washington Blvd in the United States and Recent Works (12 January 2019 - 16 February 2019) at Galerie Karsten Greve | Cologne in Germany.

Further Biographical Context for Manish Nai

Born in 1980, Manish Nai was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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 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 began to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Manish Nai

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