Resul Aytemür

1951

Artist biography

Resul Aytemür is regarded as a well established artist, Resul Aytemür was born in 1951. Artists like Denis Castellas, Compagnon, Philippe, D.J. Hall, Shirley Kaneda, and Choi Byung-Kwan were also born in 1951.

Further Biographical Context for Resul Aytemür

Born in 1951, Resul Aytemür's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and development in the arts, most often defined as a response to the central stresses of the previous decade. Conceptual art developed as a key movement, and was in part an evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the sprawling outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and looking to engage with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating cryptic and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years prior, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly renowned figures worldwide. New York maintained an important position in the international art world, ensuring that global artists continued to flock to the galleries, bars and downtown scene in the city. International movements gained importance included feminism, which translated strongly into the visual culture, and photorealism which had begun in the 1960s and enjoyed momentous commercial and critical success. For the first time painters and sculptors from Latin America were embraced by the dominant critical and institutional levers in New York.

Resul Aytemür

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