1976 · Brazil
Leticia Ramos is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Brazil, like other celebrated artists such as Macaparana, Lin Lima, Karol Suguikawa, Fernando Diniz, and Henrique Oliveira. Leticia Ramos was born in 1976.
Further Biographical Context for Leticia Ramos
Born in 1976, Leticia Ramos was predominantly inspired by the 1980s growing up. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, 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. influential 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 began to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.