Marine Hugonnier

1969 · France

Artist biography

Marine Hugonnier is an established mid-career artist, who originates from France, like other well-known artists such as Annette Messager, Jean Crotti, Francis Picabia, Jacques Grinberg, and Leon Lachegar. Marine Hugonnier was born in 1969.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Marine Hugonnier is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are Nogueras Blanchard | Madrid and Nogueras Blanchard | Barcelona in Spain. Marine Hugonnier's work has also been exhibited during the JACOB'S LADDER exhibition at Ingleby Gallery in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (26 July 2018 - 20 October 2018).

Historical Context of France

France strikes out as one of the most influential agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was pioneered in the first half of the nineteenth century, and involved innovative and cutting-edge movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by key figures of the art world. Applauded and dominant French artists from the beginning of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he initially 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 onset of the century and contributed to the development of such fundamental movements as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others, which flourished in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Marine Hugonnier

Marine Hugonnier was born in 1969 and was largely inspired 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 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. significant 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 recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Marine Hugonnier

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