Grandma Moses

1860 · United States

Artist biography

Grandma Moses is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born in the the United States, like other prominent artists such as Elisa Kreisinger, Raquel Albarran, Leslie Ortiz, Nathan Menglesis, and John Lurie. Grandma Moses was born in 1860.

Exhibitions

Grandma Moses most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Austin / Desmond Fine Art in London with the exhibition Land Matters. The exhibition was open from 19 November 2019 until 23 January 2020. Grandma Moses' only other exhibition is Flannery Silva, which took place at Karma International | Los Angeles in the United States (03 June 2017 - 15 July 2017).

Historical Context of United States

The US, particularly New York city, remains as a central point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly powerful art hub appeared in the post war era, and the city thrived in affirming its dominance over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful international art capital. The authority of the political and economic structures of the United States in the modern era has granted the country with a powerful influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are essential art movements that blossomed in the US. These very movements also reverberated into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast adaptations of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally distinguished U.S artists of the modern age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Grandma Moses

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