1978 · Mexico

Artist biography

G.T.Pellizzi is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Mexico, like other celebrated artists such as Llew Mejia , Carlos Larracilla, Tatiana Parcero, Berenice Olmedo, and Aliza Nisenbaum. G.T.Pellizzi was born in 1978.

Galleries and Exhibitions

G.T.Pellizzi is represented by two galleries. These are Mary Boone Gallery | Uptown and Mary Boone Gallery | Chelsea in New York, the United States. G.T.Pellizzi's work has most recently been exhibited at Tobias Muller Modern Art in Zurich (30 October 2019 until 16 January 2020) with the exhibition white noise.

Further Biographical Context for G.T.Pellizzi

Born in 1978, G.T.Pellizzi grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The 1980s were a turbulent time 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 environment. The 1980s were a significant decade politically, 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 leading artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.


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