Gabriel Orozco

1962 · Mexico

Artist biography

Gabriel Orozco is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born in Mexico - other established artists such as Omar Barquet, Raúl De Nieves, Jacobo Roa, Rafael Cázares, and Luis Xertu were also born in Mexico. Gabriel Orozco was born in 1962.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit Gabriel Orozco's work, including galleries in countries like France, the United Kingdom, and Mexico. Galleries include White Cube | Bermondsey and Marian Goodman Gallery | London in the United Kingdom, as well as Marian Goodman Gallery | Paris in France. Gabriel Orozco most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Chantal Crousel in Paris (24 January 2020 until 28 February 2020) with the exhibition Scènes dans une bulle de cristal — Seen in a crystal ball. Gabriel Orozco's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Galerie Chantal Crousel in Paris (06 September 2019 - 04 October 2019) with the name Solo Exhibition and kurimanzutto in Mexico (08 February 2020 - 08 February 2021) with the name Siembra. Gabriel Orozco's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called THE SOUND OF SILENCE and took place at Praz-Delavallade | Los Angeles in the United States from the 12 July 2019 to 06 September 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco was born in 1962 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread 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 key decade in terms of politics, 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 well-known 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 primary artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Gabriel Orozco

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