Angela Catucci

1961

Artist biography

Angela Catucci is an established contemporary artist, Angela Catucci was born in 1961. Also born in 1961 and of this same generation are Teresa Diehl, Elmgreen & Dragset, Sue Burkitt, Lothar Osterburg, and Nicholas Wilton.

Further Biographical Context for Angela Catucci

Angela Catucci was born in 1961 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties 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 international 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 recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Angela Catucci