João Paulo Feliciano

1963 · Portugal

Artist biography

João Paulo Feliciano is seen as an established artist, who originates from Portugal, like other well-known artists such as Filipe Rebelo, João Fonte Santa, Freelance Translator, Rosa Carvalho, and Pedro Tropa. João Paulo Feliciano was born in 1963.


João Paulo Feliciano's work is available on display in several galleries listed on Artland. Galleries include Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art and Appleton Square in Lisbon, as well as Galeria Fernando Santos in Porto.

Further Biographical Context for João Paulo Feliciano

João Paulo Feliciano was born in 1963 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, global 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 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

João Paulo Feliciano

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