Mariela Yeregui

1966 · Argentina

Artist biography

Mariela Yeregui is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Argentina, like other renowned artists such as Martin Pelenur, Fabián Marcaccio, Santiago De Paoli, Osvaldo Bacman, and Thomas Saraceno. Mariela Yeregui was born in 1966.

Mariela Yeregui's Gallery representation

Mariela Yeregui's work is on display at Praxis | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Mariela Yeregui

Born in 1966, Mariela Yeregui's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of growing global capitalism, political upheaval, global mass media, wealth discrepancies and unique music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time prominent art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a particular hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were primary artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Mariela Yeregui

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