Yann Sérandour

1974 · France

Artist biography

Yann Sérandour is an established mid-career artist, who was born and brought up in France, like other famous artists such as Françoise Pétrovitch, Jean-Marc Lafon, Nasse Laurens, Jean Miotte, and Florian Eymann. Yann Sérandour was born in 1974.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yann Sérandour is represented by Galería Luis Adelantado | Valencia in Spain. Yann Sérandour's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Activity of Matter at gb agency in Paris, France. The exhibition was open from 29 November 2019 until 10 January 2020. Yann Sérandour's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is HOW..., which took place at gb agency in Paris, France (06 September 2019 - 24 September 2019).

Historical Context of France

France stands out as one of the most influential agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was established in the first half of the nineteenth century, and included progressive and ground-breaking movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, driven by key figures of the art sphere. Applauded and leading French artists from the early years of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he originally was a Spanish national who relocated in France, as well as Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier, to name a few. Paris was considered to be the most influential and intellectual artistic centre at the start of the century and supported the development of such fundamental movements as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others, which flourished in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Yann Sérandour

Yann Sérandour was born in 1974 and was primarily inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant 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 began to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Yann Sérandour

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