Alex Hubbard

1975 · United States

Artist biography

Alex Hubbard is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from the United States, like other well-known artists such as Sharon Kivland, Manny Farber, Mandy Harris Williams, Gabrielle Garland, and David Lachapelle. Alex Hubbard was born in 1975.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Alex Hubbard's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in Mexico, Norway, and the United States. Galleries include House of Gaga | Mexico City in Mexico, Standard (Oslo) in Norway, and Galerie Eva Presenhuber | Maag Areal in Switzerland. Alex Hubbard's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Mythologies of a Sublime at Galeria Pedro Cera in Lisbon, Portugal. The exhibition was open from 13 September 2018 until 31 October 2018. Alex Hubbard's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; The Corner of the Table (15 November 2019 - 20 December 2019) at Regen Projects in Los Angeles and in search of characters... (12 December 2017 - 19 January 2018) at Galerie Neu in Berlin.

Alex Hubbard in private collections

On Artland, Alex Hubbard's works can be seen in several Collections, including Jimenez -Colon Collection and Jhen. These also feature works from other critically-acclaimed artists such as Peter Halley, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, and Max Frintrop.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, especially in the post war era, when the cultural importance of New York assumed primacy over Paris, formerly thought of as the most powerful art centre globally. Leading art movements established and fostered in significant ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern repetitions of these many types. In the modern and contemporary age, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence upon the visual culture of the World, due to the dominion of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of important U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Alex Hubbard

Alex Hubbard was born in 1975 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Alex Hubbard

  • Artworks in Collections 3
  • Exhibitions 5

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