Patricia Leite

1955 · Brazil

Artist biography

Patricia Leite is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Brazil, like other prominent artists such as Carlito Carvalhosa, Claudio Alvarez, Walmor Correa, Maurício Dias, and Botner e Pedro. Patricia Leite was born in 1955.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Patricia Leite's work, which are Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium and Mendes Wood DM | New York in the United States. Patricia Leite's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Olha pro céu, meu amor at Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium. The exhibition was open from 19 January 2018 until 07 April 2018. Patricia Leite's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Terra Trema (20 September 2019 - 29 November 2019) at Thomas Dane Gallery | Naples in Italy and Parks and other pretexts (24 May 2019 - 17 August 2019) at Mendes Wood DM | São Paulo in Brazil.

Further Biographical Context for Patricia Leite

Patricia Leite was born in 1955 was primarily influenced by the distinctive cultural milieu of 1970s. Conceptualism is often perceived as a response to Minimalism, and the dominant art movement of the 1970s, challenging the boundaries of art with its revolutionary features. The movements that succeeded were all characteristic of a strong desire to evolve and strengthen the art world, in response to the tensions of the previous decade. Process art branched out from Conceptualism, featuring some of its most crucial aspects, but going further in creating mysterious and experimental artistic journeys, while Land Art brought creation to the outdoors, initiating early philosophies of environmentalism. In Germany, Expressive figure painting was given another chance for the first time since the weakening of Abstract Expressionism almost two decades, the genre reclaimed its prominence through the brushstrokes of Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The cosmopolitan and sophisticated position that New York city held in the 1960s remained just as influential in the 1970s. With multiple global renowned artists gravitating the galleries and downtown scene, the city once again reinforced its reputation as the artistic hub of the era. Across the globe, numerous movements defined the 1970s. Amongst others, feminism and the innovative radical philosophies it occasioned strongly influenced the visual culture. Photorealism, which had emerged in the 1960s, also gained critical and commercial success. The critical, leading artistic figures of New York city started to embrace painters and sculptors from Latin America.

Patricia Leite

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