Rosson Crow

1982 · United States

Artist biography

Rosson Crow is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from the United States, like other renowned artists such as Sydney Blum, Otto Berchem, Minnesota Historical Society, Kourtney Roy, and Niamh Butler. Rosson Crow was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Rosson Crow is represented by two galleries. These are Galerie Nathalie Obadia | Brussels in Belgium and Honor Fraser in the United States. Rosson Crow most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Reflex Amsterdam in the Netherlands with the exhibition Shaping dialogues. The exhibition was open from 09 January 2020 until 17 February 2020. Rosson Crow's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Reflex Amsterdam in the Netherlands (08 February 2019 - 05 April 2019) with the name All the World's a Stage and The Hole in the United States (20 November 2019 - 28 December 2019) with the name Trust Fall. Rosson Crow's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called XERISCAPE and took place at Library Street Collective in Detroit, the United States from the 23 June 2018 to 25 August 2018.

Rosson Crow in private collections

On Artland Rosson Crow's artworks can be found in the collection of Victor Benady and Jimenez -Colon Collection, who for instance also has works by other artists including Philipp Keel, Choi Jun Kun, and Won Sou-Yeol.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a major country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war period, when the cultural prominence of New York asserted its influence over Paris, previously considered as the most significant art centre internationally. Major art movements developed and fostered in significant ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in varied forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern iterations of these many types. In the modern and contemporary era, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence over the international visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political structures. Key examples of world renowned 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.

Further Biographical Context for Rosson Crow

Rosson Crow was born in 1982 and was primarily influenced by the 1990s growing up. Art in the 1990s was defined at the start of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse group of creatives, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, alongside being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most renowned artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other artists included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became noted for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became known for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved a large amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Conceptual photography led by German ideas and artists came to prominence. Artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and inspired other artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who experimented with the kind of cinematic expansiveness associated with the German artists’ work. Painters like Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger exerted a notable influence on younger artists.

Rosson Crow

  • Artworks in Collections 2
  • Exhibitions 4

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