Andrés Pereira Paz

1986 · Bolivia

Artist biography

Andrés Pereira Paz is a young emerging artist, who was born in Bolivia - other established artists such as Claudia Joskowicz, Andrés Pereira Paz, Hans Suaznabar, Pilar Mehlis, and Carmen Perrin were also born in Bolivia. Andrés Pereira Paz was born in 1986.


Andrés Pereira Paz' work has most recently been exhibited at The RYDER Projects in London (11 May 2018 until 16 June 2018) with the exhibition Andrés Pereira Paz: BLUE EYES. Andrés Pereira Paz' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Journey of the Anonymous (13 September 2019 - 14 December 2019) at House of Egorn in Berlin and Bisagra (22 September 2018 - 10 November 2018) at Kinderhook & Caracas in Berlin.

Further Biographical Context for Andrés Pereira Paz

Born in 1986, Andrés Pereira Paz' creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. Many of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of making art based on human relations and their social context, became a key idea in the 1990s. Works by artists such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this agenda.

Andrés Pereira Paz

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