Nadín Ospina

1960 · Colombia

Artist biography

Nadín Ospina is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born in Colombia, like other renowned artists such as Lina Sinisterra, Armando Castro, Gloria Ortiz-Hernández, Antonio Franco, and Maritza Wild Chateau. Nadín Ospina was born in 1960.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nadín Ospina is represented by Galería Fernando Pradilla located in Madrid, Spain. Nadín Ospina's work has most recently been exhibited at Maëlle Galerie in Paris (05 June 2019 until 19 July 2019) with the exhibition Broken idols.

Further Biographical Context for Nadín Ospina

Nadín Ospina was born in 1960 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was characterized by a longing to evolve and strengthen itself, as a reaction to the many tensions of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art emerged by combining essential features of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism bounced from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its prominence, predominantly in Germany through the works of critically acclaimed figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The city of New York persisted as the most prominent artistic hub of the decade, with international artists drifting through the downtown scene, visiting bars and art galleries, strengthening the idea of New York City as a cosmopolitan and refined cultural capital. A few noteworthy international movements that sharpened the decade include photorealism, which was firstly introduced in the 1960s and reached commercial and critical success in the 1970s, as well as feminism which had a strong impact on the visual culture.

Nadín Ospina

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