Lecia Dole-Recio

1971 · United States

Artist biography

Lecia Dole-Recio is a mid-career established artist, who originates from the United States, like other famous artists such as Lisa Alvarado, Warhol Andy, Heidi Johnson, Jerry Blackman, and Steve Lambert. Lecia Dole-Recio was born in 1971.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lecia Dole-Recio's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in the United States and Germany. Galleries include GAVLAK | Palm Beach in Miami, GAVLAK in Los Angeles, and Adamski Gallery in Berlin. Lecia Dole-Recio most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at GAVLAK in Los Angeles (25 October 2019 until 20 December 2019) with the exhibition Inaugural Exhibition.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, especially in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York asserted its influence over Paris, previously thought of as the most powerful art centre worldwide. Major art movements developed and fostered in significant ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern repetitions of these many types. In the modern and contemporary sphere, the United States has exercised a prevailing influence upon the global visual culture, due to the hegemony of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of world renowned U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Lecia Dole-Recio

Born in 1971, Lecia Dole-Recio was predominantly inspired by the 1990s. A group of artists working in the United Kingdom, who came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, defined the artistic culture of the 1990s. Affiliated loosely by their age and nationality, they were a varied collective of practitioners. A number of the YBAs attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by the ‘super collector’ of the time, Charles Saatchi. The most well known member of the group is Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). The YBAs became known for their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, alongside their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was defiant yet enterprising. Due to the high amount of media coverage that they garnered, they dominated British art during the 1990s, and their work was epitomised in the group show ‘Sensation’. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of creating art based on human relations and their social context, became a key idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as key artists who worked to this agenda.

Lecia Dole-Recio

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