Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib


Artist biography

Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib is an established mid-career contemporary artist, Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib was born in 1980. Artists Pagliero Marco, Bram Braam, Dan Beudean, Uman, and Jérémy Liron are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib

Born in 1980, Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib was largely influenced by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Gabriel Cavalcanti De Petrib

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