Jamison Carter

1973 · United States

Artist biography

Jamison Carter is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in the United States, like other prominent artists such as Chloe Pang, Joseph Trevitts, Melodie Provenzano, Jerstin Crosby, and Peter Krashes. Jamison Carter was born in 1973.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jamison Carter's work is on display at Klowden Mann located in Los Angeles, the United States. Jamison Carter's work has most recently been exhibited at Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles (28 June 2019 until 23 August 2019) with the exhibition The Vision Board. Jamison Carter's work has also been exhibited during the HOME: narratives of time and belonging exhibition at Klowden Mann in Los Angeles, the United States (29 April 2019 - 30 April 2019).

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, especially in the post war period, when the cultural prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, formerly considered as the most important art centre internationally. Leading art movements developed and fostered in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern echoes of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary era, the United States has exercised a strong influence upon the visual culture of the World, due to the dominion of its economic and political structures. Key examples of important U.S artists of the modern and contemporary era 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.

Further Biographical Context for Jamison Carter

Jamison Carter was born in 1973 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Jamison Carter

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