Gonzalo Lebrija

1972 · Mexico

Artist biography

Gonzalo Lebrija is a mid-career established artist, who was born in Mexico, like other renowned artists such as Jose Luis Orozco, Paloma Ayala, irak morales, Boldo Boldo, and Llew Mejia . Gonzalo Lebrija was born in 1972.


Gonzalo Lebrija most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Travesia Cuatro | Madrid in Spain with the exhibition Piales (La suerte de detener el tiempo). The exhibition was open from 20 November 2019 until 17 January 2020. Gonzalo Lebrija's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles (18 January 2019 - 28 February 2019) with the name Gonzalo Lebrija and Josée Bienvenu Gallery in New York (22 November 2019 - 17 January 2020) with the name SĪMURĞ. Gonzalo Lebrija's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called VECINOS and took place at Aimee Friberg Exhibitions | CULT in San Francisco, the United States from the 27 October 2017 to 20 January 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Gonzalo Lebrija

Gonzalo Lebrija was born in 1972 and was largely inspired by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, global 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 era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong 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.

Gonzalo Lebrija

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