Nayda Collazo-Llorens

1968 · Puerto Rico

Artist biography

Nayda Collazo-Llorens is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who originates from Puerto Rico, like other celebrated artists such as Claudia Torres, Rabindranat Diaz-Cardona, Juan Antonio Olivares, Lorna Otero, and Ashley Santiago. Nayda Collazo-Llorens was born in 1968.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nayda Collazo-Llorens' work is available for viewing at LMAKgallery located in New York, the United States. Nayda Collazo-Llorens' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Un hecho de diferencias at Ana Mas Projects | Barcelona in Spain. The exhibition was open from 26 September 2018 until 14 December 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Nayda Collazo-Llorens

Born in 1968, Nayda Collazo-Llorens' 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 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 decade 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 leading artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained an influential reputation.

Nayda Collazo-Llorens

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