Basil Kincaid

United States

Artist biography

Basil Kincaid is an artist, who was born in the United States - other established artists such as Marco Lorenzetti, Alma Allen, Derrick Woods-Morrow, Alice Tippit, and Ilya Bolotowsky were also born inthe United States.


Basil Kincaid's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Get It How You Live at Carl Kostyal | London in the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 11 September 2019 until 26 September 2019. Basil Kincaid's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Carl Kostyál in Malmo (24 September 2019 - 29 November 2019) with the name Stockholm Dinner Sessions – En Tillställning at Blique and Johannes Vogt Gallery in New York (05 July 2019 - 27 July 2019) with the name THE BARN SHOW 2019. Basil Kincaid's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Refraction: New Photography of Africa and Its Diaspora and took place at Steven Kasher Gallery in New York, the United States from the 18 April 2018 to 01 June 2018.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural status of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously considered as the most powerful art centre globally. Major art movements established and cultivated in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern iterations of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary sphere, the United States has exercised a powerful influence upon the visual culture of the World, due to the hegemony of its economic and political structures. Key examples of world renowned U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Basil Kincaid

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