Carla Cabanas

1979 · Portugal

Artist biography

Carla Cabanas is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born in Portugal, like other well-known artists such as Ramiro Guerreiro, Bruno Cidra, André Romão, João Luís Carrilho Da Graça, and JOANA DA CONCEIÇÃO . Carla Cabanas was born in 1979.

Carla Cabanas' Gallery representation

Carla Cabanas is represented and exhibited by Carlos Carvalho Arte Contemporânea in Lisbon, Portugal.

Further Biographical Context for Carla Cabanas

Born in 1979, Carla Cabanas' creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast 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. significant 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 began to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Carla Cabanas

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