Adela Andea

1976 · Romania

Artist biography

Adela Andea is a mid-career established artist, who was born and brought up in Romania, like other celebrated artists such as Catalina Niculescu, Ion Grigorescu, Magda Amarioarei, Marius Bercea, and Lydia Dona. Adela Andea was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Adela Andea's work is available for viewing at Cris Worley Fine Arts located in Dallas, the United States. Adela Andea's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Norðurljós at Cris Worley Fine Arts in Dallas, the United States. The exhibition was open from 10 May 2019 until 16 August 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Adela Andea

Adela Andea was born in 1976 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1990s. A group of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a varied collective of practitioners. Many of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most well known member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became famous for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was defiant yet commercial. Due to the large amount of media coverage that they received, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as represented in the work of artists such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Adela Andea

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