Diamond Stingily

1990 · United States

Artist biography

Diamond Stingily is considered to be an emerging artist, who originates from the United States, like other prominent artists such as Bruce Houston, Lynn Mccarty, Luka Kurashvili, Natalie White, and Les Leveque. Diamond Stingily was born in 1990.

Exhibitions

Diamond Stingily's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition How It’s Made at Carl Kostyál in Malmo, Sweden. The exhibition was open from 06 December 2017 until 11 January 2018. Diamond Stingily's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Of Survival, Celebration, and Unlimited Semiosis (22 May 2019 - 05 July 2019) at Freedman Fitzpatrick in Los Angeles and SELBSTBILDNIS (11 September 2019 - 24 October 2019) at Société in Berlin. Diamond Stingily's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called How It’s Made and took place at Carl Kostyál in Malmo, Sweden from the 06 December 2017 to 11 January 2018.

Historical Context of United States

The US, particularly New York city, endures 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 influential art hub came to be in the post war era, and the city succeeded in affirming its supremacy over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful international art centre. The authority of the political and economic structures of the United States in the modern sphere has provided the country with a powerful influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are significant art movements that flourished in the United States. These very movements also echoed into a myriad of variations, such as diverse 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 contemporary period 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 Diamond Stingily

Born in 1990, Diamond Stingily was largely inspired 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 practitioners, 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 renowned 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 known 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 decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. A proliferation of trends characterised the decade, including the highly derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and extremely sensitive advancements of conceptualism as evidenced by the work of artists like Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Diamond Stingily

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