Daniel García Andujar

1966 · Spain

Artist biography

Daniel García Andujar is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Spain, like other famous artists such as Bruno Ollé, Wendy Van Putten, Sara Regal, Jorge Fuembuena, and Álvaro Albaladejo . Daniel García Andujar was born in 1966.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Daniel García Andujar's work is available for viewing at espaivisor – Galería Visor in Valencia, Spain. Daniel García Andujar's work has most recently been exhibited at àngels barcelona in Spain (26 February 2020 until 01 March 2020) with the exhibition ARCO Madrid.

Daniel García Andujar in private collections

On Artland Daniel García Andujar's works can be found in the collection of ADN Galeria Miguel Angel Sanchez, who for instance also has works by other artists including Liam Fallon, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Ali Hasanov.

Historical Context of Spain

The influence of Spain was substantial in establishing the art of the twentieth century. Initially with his Blue then Rose phases, although he would eventually relocate to France in 1904, Picasso unfolded a truly expressive approach to figuration in the early 1900s, the era of post-Impressionism. Pablo Picasso is also thought to be the most influential original member of Cubism, a major art movement in which he would also be joined by Spanish artist Juan Gris. While they were settled in France for the most part of their respective artistic careers, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro were both highly influential figures in the Surrealist movement. The political and cultural landscape of Spain in the twentieth century was governed by the totalitarian autocracy of General Franco, whose regime dominated the country from 1939 to 1975. His passing prompted a restitution of the monarchy to Juan-Carlos I, who thus reformed the State. The Franco dictatorship, typified by an intense anti-communist position, led to the exodus of major intellectual and cultural figures, decided to escape this oppressive regime. The artistic and cultural flourishing of the avant-garde were greatly affected by this situation, as liberal artistic movements are frequently associated with leftist inclinations. Some highly influential modern and contemporary Spanish artists include Antoni Tapíes, Eduardo Chillida, Eduardo Arroyo and Manolo Valdes.

Further Biographical Context for Daniel García Andujar

Born in 1966, Daniel García Andujar was primarily inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural atmosphere. The 1980s were an important decade politically, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Daniel García Andujar

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