Danielle Orchard

1985 · United States

Artist biography

Danielle Orchard is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from the United States, like other well-known artists such as Patricia M Yost, Marion Miller, Piero Spadaro, Josephine Taylor, and Jill Nathanson. Danielle Orchard was born in 1985.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Danielle Orchard's work is available for viewing at Jack Hanley Gallery in New York, the United States. Danielle Orchard most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Beers London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition 75 Works on Paper . The exhibition was open from 17 November 2017 until 23 December 2017. Danielle Orchard's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; New "Bad" Painting (25 May 2018 - 07 July 2018) at V1 in Copenhagen and Mother's Magazines (29 January 2020 - 29 February 2020) at Jack Hanley Gallery in New York. Danielle Orchard's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called 75 Works on Paper  and took place at Beers London in the United Kingdom from the 17 November 2017 to 23 December 2017.

Historical Context of United States

The US, particularly New York city, remains as a central point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The concept of New York as a new multinational and highly powerful art centre emerged in the post war era, and the city succeeded in asserting its dominance over Paris, which used to be regarded as the most powerful global art capital. The predominance of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern era has provided the country with a prevailing influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are essential art movements that flourished in the US. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally distinguished U.S artists of the modern age 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 Danielle Orchard

Danielle Orchard was born in 1985 and was largely inspired by the 1990s growing up. In the United Kingdom, a group of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of the group is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a controversial reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the 1990s, the controversial, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

Danielle Orchard

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