Reza Aramesh

1968 · Iran

Artist biography

Reza Aramesh is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Iran, like other prominent artists such as Alireza Varzandeh, Mahmoud Farshchian, Shirana Shahbazi, Shadi Ghadirian, and Pooya Aryanpour. Reza Aramesh was born in 1968.

Reza Aramesh's Gallery representation

Reza Aramesh is represented by Leila Heller Gallery | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Reza Aramesh

Born in 1968, Reza Aramesh's creative work was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Reza Aramesh

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