Nicolás Paris

1977 · Colombia

Artist biography

Nicolás Paris is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Colombia, like other prominent artists such as Carolina Echeverri, Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Shamus Clisset, Natalie Rodriguez, and Fernando Pareja. Nicolás Paris was born in 1977.

Nicolás Paris' Gallery representation

Nicolás Paris is represented by Galería Elba Benitez located in Madrid, Spain.

Further Biographical Context for Nicolás Paris

Born in 1977, Nicolás Paris' creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Nicolás Paris

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