Carlos Reyes

1977 · United States

Artist biography

Carlos Reyes is a mid-career established artist, who was born in the the United States, like other celebrated artists such as Frank Zadlo, Jaydee, Jeffrey Kessel, Theresa Ferber Bernstein, and Michael Hall. Carlos Reyes was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Carlos Reyes is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are Galerie Joseph Tang in Paris, France and Bodega in New York, the United States. Carlos Reyes most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Joseph Tang in Paris with the exhibition An Autumn Pantomime. The exhibition was open from 02 October 2019 until 07 November 2019. Carlos Reyes' other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Galerie Joseph Tang in Paris (04 April 2019 - 16 May 2019) with the name Sarah and Jack Hanley Gallery in New York (13 November 2019 - 14 December 2019) with the name Horology.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a major country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most important art hub in the world. Leading art movements established and fostered in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in diverse forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern iterations of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary sphere, the United States has exercised a powerful influence upon the global visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political systems. Key examples of important 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.

Further Biographical Context for Carlos Reyes

Born in 1977, Carlos Reyes' creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse group of artists, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, alongside being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most famous artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their art became noted for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They gained considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. A proliferation of trends characterised the decade, including the highly irreverent sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and highly sensitive advancements of conceptualism as evidenced by the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Carlos Reyes

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