Ghislaine Leung

United Kingdom

Artist biography

Ghislaine Leung is a creative artist, who originates from the United Kingdom, like other famous artists such as Alistair Frost, Keiken + George Jasper Stone, Sarah Armstrong-Jones, Anne Hardy, and Emilie Pugh.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ghislaine Leung is represented by two galleries, Gaudel de Stampa and Essex Street in New York, France and the United States respectively. Ghislaine Leung's work has most recently been exhibited at Chisenhale Gallery in London (25 January 2019 until 24 March 2019) with the exhibition CONSTITUTION. Ghislaine Leung's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Acoustic Holographic Language (09 May 2018 - 30 June 2018) at Bureau des Réalités in Brussels and Gaudel de Stampa, Group show (16 January 2018 - 10 March 2018) at Gaudel de Stampa in Paris. Ghislaine Leung's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Gaudel de Stampa, Group show and took place at Gaudel de Stampa in Paris, France from the 16 January 2018 to 10 March 2018.

Historical Context of United Kingdom

Through colonisation and the resulting ascent of its Empire, the United Kingdom reached the status of a giant, although the wealth and economic power did not shelter it from the obvious cultural authority of other continents and countries. With the United States on one side and its European neighbours on the other, Britain had been to a somewhat significant degree eclipsed by their respective impact on the art of the modern period. But it is towards the end of the nineteenth century that it truly became an essential and crucial agent in the development of the avant-garde, through radical and progressive trends such at the Arts and Crafts Movement, which would become essential to the further development of bohemian artists movements or other artist-led guilds of the twentieth century. Vorticism is a noteworthy movement, fundamentally characteristic of British modernism, it involved artists renowned for their association to the Bloomsbury group. A few critically significant British artists of the modern and contemporary period include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Paula Rego among others – as well as the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn and Chris Ofili, in more recent years.

Ghislaine Leung

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