Moshe Mirsky

1952 · Israel

Artist biography

Moshe Mirsky is an established contemporary artist, who originates from Israel, like other prominent artists such as Dana Levy, Miri Segal, Einat Amir, Amir Nave, and Omer Fast. Moshe Mirsky was born in 1952.

Moshe Mirsky's Gallery representation

Moshe Mirsky's work is available for viewing at Galerie Dvir located in Brussels, Belgium.

Further Biographical Context for Moshe Mirsky

Born in 1952, Moshe Mirsky's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was epitomized by a wish to grow and strengthen itself, as a response to the many tensions of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art materialized by combining essential features of Conceptualism with further considerations on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism bounced from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly re-emerged and regained its status, predominantly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Most of the dominant artistic figures of the 1960s remained highly influential and admired throughout the 1970s. Andy Warhol, for example, fortified his status as a legendary artist, by branching out into film and magazine publishing, thus instituting a ground-breaking concept of cross-cultural activity for a visual artist of such fame. Artists such as Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto attained international success, as they were widely recognized as renowned members of the Italian movement Arte Povera, critically acclaimed in the 1970s.

Moshe Mirsky

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