Luisa Lambri

1969 · Italy

Artist biography

Luisa Lambri is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Italy. Luisa Lambri was born in 1969. Born in the same country and around the same year are Maurizio Cattelan and Grazia Toderi.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Luisa Lambri is represented and exhibited by multiple galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Netherlands. The galleries exhibiting Luisa Lambri's work include Thomas Dane Gallery in the United Kingdom, Thomas Dane Gallery | Naples in Italy, as well as Andriesse Eyck Galerie in the Netherlands. Luisa Lambri's work has most recently been exhibited at Parra & Romero | Madrid in Spain (10 September 2019 until 07 November 2019) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. Luisa Lambri's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Ciudades: 9 Microficciones, which took place at Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz in Madrid, Spain (01 June 2019 - 20 July 2019).

Historical Context of Italy

The classical era of the Romans has exerted a consequential influence on the cultural and intellectual development of Italy, contributing to the uniqueness of the country and its splendid artistic heritage. Italy is also the country that embodies the Renaissance, “Riniscita” in its original language, which translates to “rebirth”. From the early 1400s, the Renaissance has been an intense period of cultural and political flourishing, inducing revivals in art, architecture, music, poetry and philosophy. Although significantly tormented by the fascism of Mussolini in the modern and contemporary period, Italy has never lost its place as one of the most essential artistic centres, home to cutting-edge movements such as Futurism and Arte Povera, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement. Some highly influential Italian artists from the twentieth and twenty first centuries include Giorgio Di Chirico, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Clemente and Mimmo Paladino.

Further Biographical Context for Luisa Lambri

Luisa Lambri was born in 1969 and was largely influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were a turbulent period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural environment. The 1980s were a key decade politically, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became prominent art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Luisa Lambri

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