Juana Gómez

1980 · Chile

Artist biography

Juana Gómez is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born in Chile, like other renowned artists such as Roberto Sebastian Matta, Vicente Matte, Iván Navarro, Daphne Lyon, and Alejandro Urrutia. Juana Gómez was born in 1980.

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Further Biographical Context for Juana Gómez

Juana Gómez was born in 1980, grew up during the 1980s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties 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. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international 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 recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Juana Gómez

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