Jonathas De Andrade

1982 · Brazil

Artist biography

Jonathas De Andrade is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Brazil, like other renowned artists such as Aberaldo - Ilha Do Ferro, Júlio Villani, Pedro Wirz, Clarissa Tossin, and Gabriel Souza. Jonathas De Andrade was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jonathas De Andrade is represented and exhibited by Alexander and Bonin located in New York, the United States. Jonathas De Andrade most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galeria Vera Cortês in Lisbon (22 January 2020 until 06 March 2020) with the exhibition Nuovo Cinema Galleria. Jonathas De Andrade's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Samba In The Dark (14 January 2020 - 15 February 2020) at Anton Kern Gallery in New York and Jogos dirigidos / Directed games (03 March 2020 - 18 April 2020) at Alexander and Bonin in New York. Jonathas De Andrade's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Only Connect: Jonathas De Andrade and took place at Alexander and Bonin in New York, the United States from the 18 June 2017 to 25 June 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Jonathas De Andrade

Born in 1982, Jonathas De Andrade was largely inspired by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, united generally by their age and nationality. Many of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs gained a divisive reputation image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group was predominant in the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of making art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists such as Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as important artists who worked to this agenda.

Jonathas De Andrade

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