Reena Spaulings is a visual artist, who was born and brought up in the United States, like other prominent artists such as Swoon, Ellie Krakow, Brenda Ness-Cooper, Walter Vladimir Rousseff, and Najib Aschrafzai.
Galleries and Exhibitions
Reena Spaulings is represented and exhibited by 4 galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom, Austria, and France. The galleries exhibiting Reena Spaulings' work include Campoli Presti | London in the United Kingdom, Galerie Meyer Kainer in Austria, as well as Campoli Presti | Paris in France. Reena Spaulings' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Lion Hunt at Campoli Presti | London in the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 20 March 2019 until 17 May 2019. Reena Spaulings' work has also been exhibited during the in search of characters... exhibition at Galerie Neu in Berlin, Germany (12 December 2017 - 19 January 2018).
Reena Spaulings in private collections
Historical Context of United States
The United States has been key in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war period, when the cultural status of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously thought of as the most powerful art hub worldwide. Major art movements established and fostered in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in varied forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern iterations of these many types. In the modern and contemporary period, the United States has exercised a powerful influence over the visual culture of the World, due to the authority of its economic and political systems. Key examples of critically acclaimed U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.