The Estate Of Farideh Lashai

1944 · Iran

Artist biography

The Estate Of Farideh Lashai is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born in Iran - other established artists such as A.P. Hoshivar, Leila Pazooki, Mehrdad Afsari, Payam tahmasebi, and Golnaz Payani were also born in Iran. The Estate Of Farideh Lashai was born in 1944.

The Estate Of Farideh Lashai's Gallery representation

The Estate Of Farideh Lashai's work is on display at Leila Heller Gallery | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for The Estate Of Farideh Lashai

Born in 1944, The Estate Of Farideh Lashai's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1960s. In the art world, a multitude of powerful changes were also taking place. Pop Art, embodying the culture of mass media through the works of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Tom Wesselmann, was slowly breaking down the foundations on which the creation and reception of art were built. Drawing from the imagery of popular culture and mass consumerism, the Pop Artists refuted the authority of highbrow art and created a ground-breaking movement, while Minimalism, simultaneously appearing, was rejecting any form of emotional manifestation and focused on art’s theoretical aspect – aspiring to pure visual responses. Honesty and an emptiness of emotions were key concepts in the highly influential movement of Minimalism, represented by artists such as Frank Stella, Donald Judd and Agnes Martin. Uninterested in the gestural elements of Abstract Expressionism, Minimalist artists focused on delivering artworks mainly composed of polished, clean lines and geometrical elements. Delving further into some of the ideas inherent to Abstract Expressionism, artists such as Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland and Helen Frankenthaler practiced Colour Field Painting – decidedly relating to Minimalism, with an essentially ruled-based approach, devoid of any emotional aspect. Several schools of philosophy deeply influenced creatives, Francis Bacon and Alberto Giacometti were artists fundamentally persuaded by the ideas of Existentialism, who achieved worldwide success through their depiction of the human form and the lament often associated with the human condition. worldwide, an important number of art movements echoed with the radical changes of the 1960s, often prone to their own regional distinctions. In Italy, Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni created Spatialism, while in Germany, the Zero group embraced similar ideas under the leadership of Günther Uecker.

The Estate Of Farideh Lashai

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