Daniel Lefcourt

1975 · United States

Artist biography

Daniel Lefcourt is an established mid-career artist, who originates from the United States, like other prominent artists such as John Jurayj, Yari Ostovany, Zoe Leonard, Arden Bendler Browning, and Received Her Bfa From The University Of Oregon And Her Mfa From The School. Daniel Lefcourt was born in 1975.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit Daniel Lefcourt's work, including galleries in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. Galleries exhibiting Daniel Lefcourt's work include Campoli Presti | London in the United Kingdom, Campoli Presti | Paris in France, and Mitchell-Innes & Nash | Chelsea in the United States. Daniel Lefcourt most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Campoli Presti | Paris in France with the exhibition Strata. The exhibition was open from 29 March 2019 until 03 May 2019. Daniel Lefcourt's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is TERRAFORM, which took place at Mitchell-Innes & Nash | Chelsea in New York, the United States (01 November 2018 - 22 December 2018).

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a prominent country in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war period, when the cultural status of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most significant art centre internationally. Leading art movements developed and fostered in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variations, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern iterations of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary age, the United States has exercised a prevailing influence over the global visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of important U.S artists of the modern and contemporary era 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 Daniel Lefcourt

Daniel Lefcourt was born in 1975 and was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Daniel Lefcourt

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