Artur Lescher

1962 · Brazil

Artist biography

Artur Lescher is an established artist, who originates from Brazil. Artur Lescher was born in 1962. Born in the same country and around the same year are Adriana Varejão, Jac Leirner and Beatriz Milhazes.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Artur Lescher's work is available on display in Josée Bienvenu Gallery and Piero Atchugarry Gallery | Miami in the United States. Artur Lescher's work has most recently been exhibited at Almine Rech Gallery | Paris in France (12 January 2019 until 23 February 2019) with the exhibition Artur Lescher. Artur Lescher's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Tension and Dynamism, which took place at Piero Atchugarry Gallery | Miami in the United States (02 December 2018 - 15 February 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Artur Lescher

Born in 1962, Artur Lescher's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1980s. 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 culture. The 1980s were an important decade politically, 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 leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular 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 key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Artur Lescher

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