Patricia Camet

1972 · Peru

Artist biography

Patricia Camet is an established mid-career artist, who originates from Peru, like other famous artists such as Frances Munar, Patricia Camet, Sergio Zevallos, Ishmael Randall Weeks, and Gabriel Acevedo Velarde. Patricia Camet was born in 1972.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Patricia Camet is represented by Ponce + Robles in Madrid, Spain. Patricia Camet's work has most recently been exhibited at Ponce + Robles in Madrid (04 September 2018 until 25 October 2018) with the exhibition Emoticons x m2. Patricia Camet's work has also been exhibited during the Futuros imaginados, passados reconstruídos exhibition at LAMB Arts in São Paulo, Brazil (28 May 2019 - 26 July 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Patricia Camet

Born in 1972, Patricia Camet grew up during the 1990s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. In the United Kingdom, a group 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, united generally by their age and nationality. Many 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 well-known 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 controversial reputation 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 1990s, the divisive, hyper-realistic sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan and the sensitive, conceptual work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres epitomised the cultural tone of the era.

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