Eduardo Stupía

1951 · Argentina

Artist biography

Eduardo Stupía is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born in Argentina, like other prominent artists such as Julio Le Parc, Elise Morris, Sam Winston, Duen Sacchi, and J. A.. Eduardo Stupía was born in 1951.

Eduardo Stupía's Gallery representation

Eduardo Stupía's work is available for viewing at Galerie Xippas | Paris in France.

Further Biographical Context for Eduardo Stupía

Born in 1951, Eduardo Stupía was primarily influenced by the 1970s growing up. The art sphere of the 1970s was characterized by a wish to evolve and reinforce itself, as a reaction to the many conflicts of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which appeared as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative voyage of Process art emerged by combining essential elements of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The earliest ideas of environmentalism sprung from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, carving the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly re-emerged and regained its status, particularly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The city of New York persisted as the most prominent artistic hub of the decade, with international artists drifting through the downtown scene, visiting bars and art galleries, consolidating the idea of New York City as a cosmopolitan and refined cultural capital. In the eastern part of the globe, Japanese and Korean artists who showed a strong interest in the European ideas of phenomenology, allied with the Mono-Ha movement, exploring and shifting the boundaries between natural and industrial materials. Using stone, glass, cotton, sponge, wood, oil and water, they intended to create life to artworks that would emphasize the ephemeral state of these various elements and their surroundings, playing with their interdependency.

Eduardo Stupía

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