Armando Marino

1968 · Cuba

Artist biography

Armando Marino is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Cuba, like other well-known artists such as José Luis Fariñas, Rafael Zarza, Jorge Mayet, Ariel Cabrera Montejo, and Juan Carlos Rivero-Cintra. Armando Marino was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Armando Marino's work, which are Galleri Christoffer Egelund in Copenhagen, Denmark and 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in New York, the United States. Armando Marino's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition winter group show XMAS’19 at Galleri Christoffer Egelund in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition was open from 05 December 2019 until 18 January 2020. Armando Marino's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; XMAS’18 – THE ANNUAL WINTER GROUP SHOW (14 December 2018 - 26 January 2019) at Galleri Christoffer Egelund in Copenhagen and L'Afrique fantome (03 February 2020 - 02 April 2020) at Galerie Anne de Villepoix in Paris.

Armando Marino in private collections

Armando Marino's art can be found on Artland in the following collection: AJ Collection . This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Ali Hasanov, Tora Aghabayova, and Won Sou-Yeol.

Further Biographical Context for Armando Marino

Armando Marino was born in 1968 and was primarily influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural atmosphere. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Armando Marino

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 5

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