Catalina Jaramillo

1981 · Colombia

Artist biography

Catalina Jaramillo is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Colombia, like other prominent artists such as José Alejandro Restrepo, Pablo Gómez Uribe, Sofia Montecino , Josè Olano, and Valentino Cortázar. Catalina Jaramillo was born in 1981.

Catalina Jaramillo's exhibition

Catalina Jaramillo most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galería Senda in Barcelona with the exhibition Más pesado que el oro. The exhibition was open from 14 November 2019 until 13 December 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Catalina Jaramillo

Catalina Jaramillo was born in 1981, grew up during the 1990s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning 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 collective of artists, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, as well as 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 work 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 achieved a large 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.

Catalina Jaramillo

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