Alfredo Aquilizan

1962 · Philippines

Artist biography

Alfredo Aquilizan is regarded as a well established artist, who was born in the Philippines - other established artists such as Jackie Tileston, Mariano Ching, Stephanie Syjuco, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, and Patricia Perez Eustaquio were also born inthe Philippines. Alfredo Aquilizan was born in 1962.

Alfredo Aquilizan's Gallery representation

Alfredo Aquilizan is represented and exhibited by Sundaram Tagore Gallery | Chelsea in New York, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Alfredo Aquilizan

Born in 1962, Alfredo Aquilizan was predominantly inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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 global 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 started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Alfredo Aquilizan

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