Philippe Parreno

1964 · France

Artist biography

Philippe Parreno is seen as an established artist, who originates from France, like other prominent artists such as Mathieu Pernot, Stéphane Zagdanski, Hugues Reip, Lucien Hervé, and Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand. Philippe Parreno was born in 1964.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Philippe Parreno's work is on display in several galleries around the world, in countries like the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the United States. Some of those galleries are Pilar Corrias in London, Gladstone Gallery in Brussels, and mfc - michèle didier in Paris. Philippe Parreno most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Air de Paris in France (19 October 2019 until 20 December 2019) with the exhibition More. Philippe Parreno's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is SAFE, which took place at Gladstone 64 in New York, the United States (21 June 2018 - 27 July 2018).

Philippe Parreno in private collections

On Artland Philippe Parreno's art can be found in the following collection: Bartolome F. March which, for instance, also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Farhad Farzali, Won Sou-Yeol, and Isabel Alonso Vega.

Historical Context of France

France has been an important nation in the unfolding of modernism. Throughout the 19th century, France established the beginnings of what is currently known as the avant-garde, with movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by world renowned artists. During the first part of the twentieth century, Paris was a crucial intellectual and cultural hub, contributing vital movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements flourished at the beginning of the century, in the period immediately preceding the Second World War. Dominant French artistic figures from the beginning of the century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque (Spanish national who settled in France) Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier amongst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for Philippe Parreno

Philippe Parreno was born in 1964 and was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Philippe Parreno

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