Roxane Borujerdi

1981 · France

Artist biography

Roxane Borujerdi is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in France, like other famous artists such as Edith Dufaux, Vidya Gastaldon, Martial Raysse, Marielle Paul, and Géraud Soulhiol. Roxane Borujerdi was born in 1981.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Roxane Borujerdi is represented and exhibited by Galerie Emmanuel Hervé located in Paris, France. Roxane Borujerdi's work has most recently been exhibited at Galerie Emmanuel Hervé in Paris (10 January 2020 until 13 March 2020) with the exhibition Rose argent. Roxane Borujerdi's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Galerie Emmanuel Hervé in Paris (11 December 2019 - 20 December 2019) with the name En attendant R... and Galerie Emmanuel Hervé in Paris (05 June 2019 - 12 July 2019) with the name Il était beau comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie.

Historical Context of France

France has been a significant country in the development of modernism. During 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 critically acclaimed artists. During the first part of the 20th century, Paris was a crucial intellectual and cultural hub, originating cutting-edge movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements blossomed 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 amidst many of others.

Further Biographical Context for Roxane Borujerdi

Roxane Borujerdi was born in 1981 and was primarily influenced by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse group of practitioners, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, as well as being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most renowned artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art became known for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They gained considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. A proliferation of trends characterised the decade, including the highly derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and extremely sensitive advancements of conceptualism as evidenced by the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Roxane Borujerdi

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