Alexandre Estrela

1971 · Portugal

Artist biography

Alexandre Estrela is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Portugal, like other celebrated artists such as Pedro Rapoula, Nadir Afonso, Fernando Marques De Oliveira, Graça Morais, and Philippe Patricio. Alexandre Estrela was born in 1971.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Alexandre Estrela is represented by Travesia Cuatro | Madrid in Spain. Alexandre Estrela most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at viennacontemporary in Austria (20 September 2017 until 23 September 2017) with the exhibition Art Fair viennacontemporary. Alexandre Estrela's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; All and Everything' (29 August 2019 - 16 November 2019) at Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen and Lifeblood Film Club (28 May 2019 - 27 June 2019) at Christian Andersen in Copenhagen. Alexandre Estrela's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Art Fair viennacontemporary and took place at viennacontemporary in Austria from the 20 September 2017 to 23 September 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Alexandre Estrela

Born in 1971, Alexandre Estrela was predominantly inspired by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique 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 marked by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading 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 recognition.

Alexandre Estrela

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