Mauricio De Mello Dias

1964 · Brazil

Artist biography

Mauricio De Mello Dias is regarded as a well established artist, who was born and brought up in Brazil. Mauricio De Mello Dias was born in 1964. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Adriana Varejão, Jac Leirner and Beatriz Milhazes.

Mauricio De Mello Dias' Gallery representation

Mauricio De Mello Dias' work is available for viewing at Bendana-Pinel located in Paris, France.

Further Biographical Context for Mauricio De Mello Dias

Born in 1964, Mauricio De Mello Dias was primarily influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive 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 decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time influential art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong 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.

Mauricio De Mello Dias

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