Preto Paulo Moisés

1963

Artist biography

Preto Paulo Moisés is seen as an established artist. Preto Paulo Moisés was born in 1963. Artists Claude Closky, Mikael Eriksson, Bo Frederiksson, Kamak Chanpa, and Simon Norfolk are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Preto Paulo Moisés

Born in 1963, Preto Paulo Moisés' creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of developing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide 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 era. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the decade marked the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also marked by the African Famine. During this time prominent 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 key artists working at this time, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.

Preto Paulo Moisés

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