Jeremy Couillard

1980 · United States

Artist biography

Jeremy Couillard is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from the United States, like other artists such as Louise Lawler, David Ratcliff, Dustin Yellin, Mayme Kratz, and Lawrence Mcfarland. Jeremy Couillard was born in 1980.

Jeremy Couillard's exhibition

Jeremy Couillard's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Sometimes to Deal With the Difficulty of Being Alive I Need to Believe There Is a Possibility That Life Is Not Real at Denny Dimin Gallery in New York, the United States. The exhibition was open from 22 May 2019 until 29 June 2019.

Jeremy Couillard in private collections

Jeremy Couillard's works can be seen in Jimenez -Colon Collection collection on Artland. This collection also contains works by renowned artists Douglas Mandry, Shepard Fairey, and Marie Kølbæk Iversen.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a prominent country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, especially in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most powerful art hub globally. Major art movements established and cultivated in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, 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 sphere, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence over the global visual culture, due to the dominion of its economic and political systems. 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 Jeremy Couillard

Born in 1980, Jeremy Couillard was predominantly inspired 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 strong impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked 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 particular 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 an influential reputation.

Jeremy Couillard

  • Artworks in Collections 2
  • Exhibitions 1

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