Ivan Comas

1987 · Argentina

Artist biography

Ivan Comas is an emerging artist, who was born in Argentina, like other renowned artists such as Geronimo Martinez Ganzo , Vivian Suter, Carola Miles, Alberte Bernier, and Leonardo Delfino. Ivan Comas was born in 1987.

Ivan Comas' Gallery representation

Ivan Comas' work is on display at Steve Turner located in Los Angeles, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Ivan Comas

Born in 1987, Ivan Comas' creative work was primarily influenced by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most well-known member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a controversial public image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group dominated the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the 1990s, the divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres characterised the atmosphere of the era.

Ivan Comas

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