Nathalie Boutté

1967 · France

Artist biography

Nathalie Boutté is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from France, like other famous artists such as Stephane Bérard, Hervé Di Rosa, Gérard Traquandi, Pascal Haudressy, and Natacha Lesueur. Nathalie Boutté was born in 1967.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nathalie Boutté's work is available on display in MAGNIN-A in Paris, France and Yossi Milo Gallery in New York, the United States. Nathalie Boutté's work are currently exhibiting at MAGNIN-A in Paris with the exhibition Way Down South (29 February 2020 - 30 April 2020). Nathalie Boutté's only other exhibition is CODA PAPER ART 2019, which took place at MAGNIN-A in Paris, France (09 June 2019 - 26 October 2019).

Historical Context of France

France stands out as one of the most influential agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was established in the first half of the nineteenth century, and embraced progressive and cutting-edge movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, driven by key figures of the art sphere. Critically praised and leading French artists from the early years of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he originally was a Spanish national who settled in France, as well as Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier, to name a few. Paris was considered to be the most influential 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 appeared in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Nathalie Boutté

Nathalie Boutté was born in 1967 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global 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 environment. The 1980s were a significant decade politically, 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 prominent 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.

Nathalie Boutté

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