Nedko Solakov

1957 · Bulgaria

Artist biography

Nedko Solakov is an established artist, who was born in Bulgaria, like other renowned artists such as Poullo Oconne, Iva Gueorguieva, Svetlana Mircheva, Olga Georgieva, and Vasilena Gankovska. Nedko Solakov was born in 1957.

Galleries

Nedko Solakov's work is available on display in multiple galleries around the globe such as in Austria, Belgium, and Italy. Some of those galleries are Georg Kargl Fine Arts in Vienna, Galerie Dvir in Brussels, and Galleria Continua in Italia .

Nedko Solakov in private collections

It is the collector Erik Rønn, who is in possession of art by Nedko Solakov at Artland. Erik Rønn also has works by other artists including Sarah Derat, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, and Qafar Rzayev.

Further Biographical Context for Nedko Solakov

Nedko Solakov was born in 1957 and was primarily inspired by the 1970s. Conceptualism is often perceived as a reaction 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 progress 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 crucial aspects, but going further in creating mysterious and experimental artistic journeys, while Land Art brought creation to the outdoors, initiating early philosophies of environmentalism. In Germany, Expressive figure painting was given another chance for the first time since the weakening of Abstract Expressionism almost two decades, the genre reclaimed its prominence through the brushstrokes of Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The multicultural and refined position that New York city held in the 1960s remained just as influential in the 1970s. With multiple global renowned artists gravitating the galleries and downtown scene, the city once again reinforced its reputation as the artistic hub of the era. Street art started to appear as a true and accepted form of art towards the end of the 1970s. Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring were pioneers in demonstrating that their artworks could exist at the same time in art galleries and on city walls. Fuelled by graffiti art, street art from its earliest days showed that it could endure in a perpetual flux of self-transformation, endlessly shifting the boundaries of modern art, becoming a truly ground-breaking artistic genre.

Nedko Solakov

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