Jason Rhoades

1965 · United States

Artist biography

Jason Rhoades is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in the United States. Jason Rhoades was born in 1965. Some of the artist's contemporaries that are born around the same year and in the same country include Kara Walker, Jason Rhoades, Ellen Gallagher, Andrea Zittel, Elizabeth Peyton, Rob Pruitt and Jean Michel Basquiat.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jason Rhoades is represented and exhibited by 4 galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States. Some of those galleries are Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row and David Zwirner | London in the United Kingdom, and David Zwirner | 69th Street in the United States. Jason Rhoades is exhibited at the exhibition, (Self)Portraits at Parkett Exhibition Space | Zurich in Switzerland. The exhibition is currently open and closes on the 18 July 2020. Jason Rhoades' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Tijuanatanjierchandelier (23 October 2019 - 06 December 2019) at David Zwirner | 19th Street in New York and ZWANZIG (14 November 2017 - 27 January 2018) at Galerie Barbara Thumm in Berlin.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, in particular 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 cosmopolitan and highly influential art centre came to be in the post war era, and the city succeeded in affirming its dominance over Paris, which used to be regarded as the most powerful international art centre. The predominance of the political and economic structures of the United States in the modern era 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 significant art movements that flourished in the United States. These very movements also reverberated into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast adaptations of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally acclaimed U.S artists of the modern 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.

Further Biographical Context for Jason Rhoades

Jason Rhoades was born in 1965 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s 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. influential 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 prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Jason Rhoades

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