Reem Al Faisal
Reem Al Faisal is a mid-career established artist, Reem Al Faisal was born in 1968. Artists like Martin Eder, Armelle de Sainte Marie, Jukka Korkeila , Missy Gaido Allen, and Hilde Marstrander were also born in 1968.
Further Biographical Context for Reem Al Faisal
Reem Al Faisal was born in 1968 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. 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 environment. The 1980s were an important 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.