Jacopo Miliani

1979 · Italy

Artist biography

Jacopo Miliani is an established mid-career artist, who was born in Italy, like other well-known artists such as Cristiano De Gaetano, Franco Dellerba, Maxwell McMaster, Federico Luger, and Guido Argentini. Jacopo Miliani was born in 1979.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jacopo Miliani's work is available on display in 3 galleries around the globe, such as in Belgium, Italy, and Spain. Galleries include Komplot in Brussels, Frutta in Rome, and Rosa Santos in Valencia. Jacopo Miliani most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Frutta in Rome with the exhibition Group Show. The exhibition was open from 21 June 2018 until 09 September 2018. Jacopo Miliani's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; HO HO HO (25 November 2017 - 10 March 2018) at Frutta in Rome and HO HO HO (25 November 2017 - 13 January 2018) at Frutta in Rome. Jacopo Miliani's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called MALE MALE MALEN and took place at Marsèlleria in Milan, Italy from the 01 June 2017 to 30 June 2017.

Historical Context of Italy

Italy has been tremendously sumptuous in cultural power since the time of the Romans, this classical period has exerted a major influence on the cultural growth and identity of the country. Italy is also the country of the Renaissance, called 'Rinascita' in Italian, translating to 'rebirth'. The Renaissance has been considered, from the early 1400s, as the first major blossoming of cultural erudition in art, architecture, music, poetry, philosophy and politics since the Middle Ages. In the modern and contemporary period, Italy was afflicted by the fascism of Mussolini but has nevertheless endured as a vital heart for artistic expression, initiating movements such as Futurism, Arte Povera and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia. Critically acclaimed Italian artists of the twentieth and twenty first centuries include Giorgio Di Chirico, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Clemente and Mimmo Paladino.

Further Biographical Context for Jacopo Miliani

Born in 1979, Jacopo Miliani was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential 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 during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Jacopo Miliani

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