Prabhavathi Meppayil

1965 · India

Artist biography

Prabhavathi Meppayil is a visual artist, who originates from India, like other well-known artists such as Yoshith Kannan, Aditya Raj, Anju Dodiya, Neha Mantry, and Sohan Qadri. Prabhavathi Meppayil was born in 1965.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Prabhavathi Meppayil is represented by 3 galleries around the world, including countries such as Switzerland, the United States, and Germany. Galleries include Pace Gallery | Geneva in Switzerland, PACE | New York in the United States, as well as Esther Schipper in Germany. Prabhavathi Meppayil's work has most recently been exhibited at Pace London in the United Kingdom (25 April 2019 until 24 May 2019) with the exhibition Recent Works. Prabhavathi Meppayil's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Pace London in the United Kingdom (25 April 2019 - 24 May 2019) with the name Recent Works and Drawing Room in the United Kingdom (30 November 2017 - 18 February 2018) with the name Everything we do is music .

Further Biographical Context for Prabhavathi Meppayil

Prabhavathi Meppayil was born in 1965 and was largely 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 atmosphere. 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 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.

Prabhavathi Meppayil

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