Sang-Sobi Homme

1968 · France

Artist biography

Sang-Sobi Homme is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in France, like other prominent artists such as Jonas Delhaye, Bertrand Flachot, Nora Douady, Laurent Millet, and Tristan Tzara. Sang-Sobi Homme was born in 1968.

Sang-Sobi Homme's Gallery representation

Sang-Sobi Homme is represented and exhibited by Galerie 22,48 m2 located in Paris, France.

Historical Context of France

France has been an important country in the development of modernism. Throughout the nineteenth century, France established the foundations of what is currently known as the avant-garde, including movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by world renowned artists. During the first part of the twentieth century, Paris was a fundamental intellectual and cultural centre, contributing 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. Major 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 amongst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for Sang-Sobi Homme

Sang-Sobi Homme was born in 1968 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy 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 marked 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 key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Sang-Sobi Homme

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