1967 · Brazil
Caio Reisewitz is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Brazil. Caio Reisewitz was born in 1967. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Adriana Varejão, Jac Leirner and Beatriz Milhazes.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Caio Reisewitz' work is on display in two galleries, which are Bendana-Pinel in Paris, France and Galeria Joan Prats in Barcelona, Spain. Caio Reisewitz' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Artgenève at Galeria Joan Prats in Barcelona, Spain. The exhibition was open from 29 January 2020 until 01 February 2020. Caio Reisewitz' work has also been exhibited during the Cassino exhibition at Luciana Brito Galeria in São Paulo, Brazil (30 August 2019 - 25 October 2019).
Further Biographical Context for Caio Reisewitz
Caio Reisewitz was born in 1967, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly 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. influential 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, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.