Dora Longo Bahia

1961 · Brazil

Artist biography

Dora Longo Bahia is seen as an established artist, who originates from Brazil. Dora Longo Bahia was born in 1961. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Fernanda Gomes, Vik Muniz and Ernesto Neto.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Dora Longo Bahia is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are Galeria Pedro Cera in Lisbon, Portugal and 55SP in São Paulo, Brazil. Dora Longo Bahia most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Anton Kern Gallery in New York (14 January 2020 until 15 February 2020) with the exhibition Samba In The Dark. Dora Longo Bahia's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2019 (03 April 2019 - 28 June 2019) at Galeria Vermelho in São Paulo and Ka'rãi (24 July 2019 - 23 August 2019) at Galeria Vermelho in São Paulo.

Further Biographical Context for Dora Longo Bahia

Born in 1961, Dora Longo Bahia was largely inspired by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent time culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global 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 a significant 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 prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became popular 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Dora Longo Bahia

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