Yehudit Sasportas

1969 · Israel

Artist biography

Yehudit Sasportas is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Israel - other established artists such as Talya Baharal, Yulia Iosilzon, Yudith Levin, Adi Nes, and Rafael Y. Herman were also born in Israel. Yehudit Sasportas was born in 1969.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Yehudit Sasportas is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries such as Denmark, Israel, and Germany. Galleries exhibiting Yehudit Sasportas' work include Galleri Bo Bjerggaard in Denmark, Sommer Contemporary Art in Israel, and Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. Yehudit Sasportas most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska in Salzburg with the exhibition FELDPHANTOM . The exhibition was open from 21 May 2019 until 18 June 2019. Yehudit Sasportas' work has also been exhibited during the 20 Years exhibition at Sommer Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv, Israel (23 October 2019 - 20 December 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Yehudit Sasportas

Yehudit Sasportas was born in 1969 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural environment. The 1980s were an important decade politically, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Yehudit Sasportas

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