Nairy Baghramian

1971 · Iran

Artist biography

Nairy Baghramian is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Iran, like other prominent artists such as Mahmoud Bakhshi, Sanam Khatibi, Farhad Kalantary, Farhad Moshiri, and Farshad Farzankia. Nairy Baghramian was born in 1971.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nairy Baghramian's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. Some of those galleries are Marian Goodman Gallery | London in the United Kingdom, Marian Goodman Gallery | Paris in France, as well as kurimanzutto in Mexico. Nairy Baghramian's work has most recently been exhibited at Marian Goodman Gallery | London in the United Kingdom (04 May 2017 until 10 June 2017) with the exhibition Dwindle Down. Nairy Baghramian's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Marian Goodman Gallery | Paris in France (04 May 2017 - 10 June 2017) with the name Dwindle Down and Marian Goodman Gallery | New York in the United States (06 November 2019 - 19 December 2019) with the name Work Desk for An Ambassador's Wife.

Nairy Baghramian in private collections

It is the collector Giovanni Springmeier, who is in possession of artwork by Nairy Baghramian at Artland. Giovanni Springmeier also has works by other artists including Tora Aghabayova, Sandro Diener, and Bruno Augsburger.

Further Biographical Context for Nairy Baghramian

Born in 1971, Nairy Baghramian was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural culture. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Nairy Baghramian

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