Tatiana Trouvé

1968 · Italy

Artist biography

Tatiana Trouvé is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Italy. Tatiana Trouvé was born in 1968. Born in the same country and around the same year are Maurizio Cattelan and Grazia Toderi.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Tatiana Trouvé's work is on display in 3 galleries around the world, in countries such as France, the United States, and Germany. Galleries include Kamel Mennour | Rue du Pont de Lodi in Paris, Gagosian | 555 West 24th Street in New York, and König Galerie in Berlin. Tatiana Trouvé's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Navigation Map, London 2018 at Kamel Mennour | London in the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 02 October 2018 until 10 November 2018. Tatiana Trouvé's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Le vent se lève (07 March 2020 - 28 March 2020) at MAC VAL | Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne in Paris and Solo show (18 October 2018 - 30 October 2018) at Kamel Mennour | Rue Saint-André des Arts in Paris. Tatiana Trouvé's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Solo Exhibition and took place at Gagosian | Rome in Italy from the 31 May 2018 to 24 September 2018.

Historical Context of Italy

The classical period of the Romans has exerted a significant influence on the cultural and intellectual evolution of Italy, contributing to the uniqueness of the country and its sumptuous artistic heritage. Italy is also the country that epitomizes the Renaissance, “Riniscita” in its original language, which signifies “rebirth”. From the early 1400s, the Renaissance has been a fervent period of cultural and political flourishing, inducing revivals in art, architecture, music, poetry and philosophy. Although significantly affected by the fascism of Mussolini in the modern and contemporary period, Italy has never lost its place as one of the most powerful artistic centres, home to cutting-edge movements such as Futurism and Arte Povera, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement. Some highly influential Italian artists from the twentieth and twenty first centuries include Giorgio Di Chirico, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Clemente and Mimmo Paladino.

Further Biographical Context for Tatiana Trouvé

Tatiana Trouvé was born in 1968 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Tatiana Trouvé

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