Mpp Yei Myint

1953

Artist biography

Mpp Yei Myint is seen as an established contemporary artist. Mpp Yei Myint was born in 1953. Artists like Victoria Fuller, Fabio Aguzzi, Arturo Montoto, Vladimir Ivanov-Akhmetov, and Frank Moore were also born in 1953.

Further Biographical Context for Mpp Yei Myint

Born in 1953, Mpp Yei Myint grew up during the 1970s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. Conceptualism is often perceived as a response to Minimalism, and the dominant art movement of the 1970s, challenging the boundaries of art with its revolutionary features. The movements that succeeded were all representative of a strong desire to evolve and strengthen the art world, in response to the tensions of the previous 1960s. Process art branched out from Conceptualism, featuring some of its most essential aspects, but going further in creating mysterious and experimental artistic journeys, while Land Art brought creation to the outsides, initiating early ideas of environmentalism. In Germany, Expressive figure painting was given a second chance for the first time since the weakening of Abstract Expressionism almost twenty years ago, the genre regained its prominence through the brushstrokes of Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The cosmopolitan and sophisticated position that New York city held in the 1960s remained just as influential in the 1970s. With multiple world renowned artists gravitating the galleries and downtown scene, the city once again reinforced its reputation as the artistic heart of the era. The Arte Povera movement, which appeared in Italy, received international distinction in the 1970s, and leading figures such as Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto were praised.

Mpp Yei Myint

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