Yael Bartana

1970 · Israel

Artist biography

Yael Bartana is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Israel, like other renowned artists such as Uri Aran, Noa Glazer, Maira Kalman, Omer Fast, and Ilit Azoulay. Yael Bartana was born in 1970.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yael Bartana's work is on display in several galleries around the world, in countries like Israel, the Netherlands, and the United States. The galleries exhibiting Yael Bartana's work include Sommer Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv, Galleria Raffaella Cortese in Milan, as well as Annet Gelink Gallery in Amsterdam. Yael Bartana's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition 20 Years at Sommer Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv, Israel. The exhibition was open from 23 October 2019 until 20 December 2019. Yael Bartana's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; patriarchy is history (27 February 2020 - 08 May 2020) at Galleria Raffaella Cortese in Milan and The Undertakers (21 November 2019 - 10 January 2020) at Annet Gelink Gallery in Amsterdam. Yael Bartana's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Deep Sounding - History As Multiple Narratives and took place at daadgalerie in Berlin, Germany from the 19 June 2019 to 10 August 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Yael Bartana

Born in 1970, Yael Bartana's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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. significant 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.

Yael Bartana

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