Jasmine Little

1984 · United States

Artist biography

Jasmine Little is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from the United States, like other renowned artists such as Ryan Mcginness, Deonte, Barry Kornbluh, Nicolle Bussien, and Dornith Doherty. Jasmine Little was born in 1984.

Exhibitions

Jasmine Little's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Night Gallery in Los Angeles (19 July 2019 - 16 August 2019) with the name Retrograde and Ever Gold [Projects] | Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco (11 January 2019 - 23 February 2019) with the name Gold Standard / Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a major country in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural status of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most powerful art hub worldwide. Major art movements established and cultivated in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in diverse forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern repetitions of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary era, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence over the worldwide visual culture, due to the dominion of its economic and political structures. Key examples of world renowned U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period 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 Jasmine Little

Jasmine Little was born in 1984 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1990s growing up. A group of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a diverse collective of practitioners. A number of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most renowned member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became famous for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an outlook that was rebellious yet enterprising. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they received, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, and was characterised by the derisive sculpture of Maurizio Cattelan, and sensitive, conceptual advancements as represented in the work of artists including Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Jasmine Little

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