Mounira Al Solh

1978 · Lebanon

Artist biography

Mounira Al Solh is an established mid-career artist, who was born in Lebanon - other established artists such as George Khairallah, Marwan Sahmarani, Najla El Zein, Mounira Al Solh, and Tarek Atoui were also born in Lebanon. Mounira Al Solh was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Mounira Al Solh's work is on display at Sfeir-Semler Gallery located in Hamburg, Germany. Mounira Al Solh most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Drawing Room in London with the exhibition Close: Drawn Portraits. The exhibition was open from 22 November 2018 until 03 February 2019. Mounira Al Solh's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Graphic Witness (18 May 2017 - 09 July 2017) at Drawing Room in London and Tandem: Grada Kilomba and Mounira Al Solh (02 May 2019 - 21 June 2019) at Alexander and Bonin in New York.

Further Biographical Context for Mounira Al Solh

Born in 1978, Mounira Al Solh grew up during the 1980s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The 1980s were an era of growing 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 heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked 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 strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Mounira Al Solh

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