1974 · Portugal
Bruno Pacheco is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Portugal, like other famous artists such as Lud, João Decq, Cruzeiro Seixas, Jorge Molder, and Anabela Pinto. Bruno Pacheco was born in 1974.
Bruno Pacheco's Gallery representation
Bruno Pacheco's work is available for viewing at Galeria Filomena Soares in Lisbon, Portugal.
Further Biographical Context for Bruno Pacheco
Born in 1974, Bruno Pacheco grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. A collective of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a varied group of practitioners. A number of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most renowned member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became famous for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was defiant yet enterprising. Due to the large amount of media coverage that they garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as represented in the work of artists including Felix Gonzalez-Torres.
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