1972 · Ireland
Laura Gannon is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Ireland, like other celebrated artists such as Duncan Campbell, Tony Kelly, Jean Curran, Peter Monaghan, and Anne Ryan. Laura Gannon was born in 1972.
Laura Gannon most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Kate MacGarry in London (12 January 2019 until 09 February 2019) with the exhibition CONDO with Edouard Malingue Gallery. Laura Gannon's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Fifteen, which took place at Kate MacGarry in London, the United Kingdom (10 November 2017 - 16 December 2017).
Further Biographical Context for Laura Gannon
Born in 1972, Laura Gannon was primarily influenced by the 1980s. 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 nineteen eighties 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. influential 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 prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.