Paloma Bosquê

1982 · Brazil

Artist biography

Paloma Bosquê is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Brazil - other established artists such as Jose Carlos Vilar, Á, Flávia Junqueira, Daniel B. Dias, and Rebecca Sharp were also born in Brazil. Paloma Bosquê was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Paloma Bosquê is represented by two galleries, Mendes Wood DM | Brussels and Mendes Wood DM | New York in Belgium and the United States respectively. Paloma Bosquê most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium (06 September 2018 until 20 October 2018) with the exhibition Inventory. Paloma Bosquê's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Thomas Dane Gallery | Naples in Italy (20 September 2019 - 29 November 2019) with the name Terra Trema and Mendes Wood DM | New York in the United States (10 September 2019 - 18 October 2019) with the name In the Hot Sun of a Christmas Day.

Further Biographical Context for Paloma Bosquê

Paloma Bosquê was born in 1982 and was predominantly influenced by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a collective of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, connected generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of YBAs is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive public image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and entrepreneurial. The group dominated the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. The art world was influenced by a number of trends throughout the decade, the divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres characterised the cultural tone of the era.

Paloma Bosquê

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