Jorge Pedro Núñez
1976 · Venezuela
Jorge Pedro Núñez is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Venezuela, like other well-known artists such as Jesús Rafael Soto, Carla Arocha, Marco Montiel-soto, Óscar Abraham Pabón, and Arturo Herrera. Jorge Pedro Núñez was born in 1976.
Further Biographical Context for Jorge Pedro Núñez
Jorge Pedro Núñez was born in 1976 and was primarily inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly 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. significant 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, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.