Issy Wood

1993 · United States

Artist biography

Issy Wood is an emerging contemporary artist, who originates from the United States, like other celebrated artists such as Dana Oldfather, Ellen Eagle, David Sharpe, Peter Young, and Sophie Utikal. Issy Wood was born in 1993.


Issy Wood 's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition When You I Feel at CARLOS/ISHIKAWA in London, the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 16 November 2017 until 22 December 2017. Issy Wood 's work has also been exhibited during the A Cloth Over a Birdcage exhibition at Château Shatto in Los Angeles, the United States (26 July 2019 - 06 September 2019).

Issy Wood in private collections

Issy Wood 's art can be found on Artland in the following collection: Victor Benady. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Sandro Diener, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, and Ali Hasanov.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, especially New York city, endures as a focal point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The concept of New York as a new multinational and highly powerful art hub emerged in the post war era, and the city thrived in asserting its supremacy over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful global art capital. The predominance of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern sphere has granted the country with a prevailing 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 United States. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally acclaimed U.S artists of the contemporary period 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.

Issy Wood

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  • Exhibitions 2

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