Enrique Ramírez

1979 · Chile

Artist biography

Enrique Ramírez is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Chile, like other prominent artists such as Matta, Patricia Waller, Marco Evaristti, Francisca Sutil, and Lotty Rosenfeld. Enrique Ramírez was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Enrique Ramírez' work is available on display in 3 galleries around the globe, such as in Belgium, France, and Spain. The galleries exhibiting Enrique Ramírez' work include Galerie Michel Rein in Belgium, Galerie Michel Rein | Paris in France, as well as Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo | Barcelona in Spain. Enrique Ramírez most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Michel Rein in Brussels with the exhibition Barco. The exhibition was open from 15 January 2020 until 28 February 2020. Enrique Ramírez' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; MAC VAL | Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne in France (07 March 2020 - 28 March 2020) with the name Le vent se lève and Galerie Michel Rein | Paris in France (06 September 2019 - 28 October 2019) with the name Mar mAr maR.

Further Biographical Context for Enrique Ramírez

Born in 1979, Enrique Ramírez grew up during the 1990s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning 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 creatives, 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 successful 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 known 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 considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Also gaining prominence at this time was an emergent trend in Japan related to the huge boom in advertising and consumerism that took place during the economic dominance of the 1980s. The indigenous comic book culture of manga, allied to trends in advertising, graphic design and packaging, saw a young artist called Takashi Murakami develop his theories which he coined ’Superflat’. Influenced by his experiences in New York City in the mid-1990s, Murakami formed a significant group called Kaikaikiki, which became internationally renowned as an artistic group.

Enrique Ramírez

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