Ryan Mosley

1980 · United Kingdom

Artist biography

Ryan Mosley is a mid-career established artist, who was born in the United Kingdom. Ryan Mosley was born in 1980. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Banksy, Idris Khan and Annie Morris.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Multiple galleries around the world represent and exhibit Ryan Mosley's work, including galleries in countries like Belgium, the United States, and Germany. The galleries exhibiting Ryan Mosley's work include Tim Van Laere Gallery in Belgium, Louise Alexander Gallery / AF Projects in the United States, as well as Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. Ryan Mosley's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Under Moon at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp, Belgium. The exhibition was open from 25 October 2018 until 01 December 2018. Ryan Mosley's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Verses in Time (16 January 2020 - 14 February 2020) at Larsen Warner in Sweden and A planets revolution (23 October 2019 - 29 November 2019) at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany. Ryan Mosley's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Ryan Mosley and took place at Galerie Eigen+Art | Berlin in Germany from the 09 September 2017 to 07 October 2017.

At present on Artland, two of Ryan Mosley's works are available to purchase.

Ryan Mosley in private collections

On Artland Ryan Mosley's art can be found in the collection of René Holm and Jimenez -Colon Collection, who for instance also has works by other artists including Hur Kyung-Ae, Thomas Flechtner, and Marie Kølbæk Iversen.

Historical Context of United Kingdom

Through colonisation and the resulting ascent of its Empire, the United Kingdom reached the status of a giant, although the wealth and economic power did not shelter it from the obvious cultural supremacy of other continents and countries. With the United States on one side and its European neighbours on the other, Britain had been to a somewhat significant degree eclipsed by their respective impact on the art of the modern world. But it is towards the end of the nineteenth century that it truly became an essential and crucial agent in the development of the avant-garde, through major and progressive trends such at the Arts and Crafts Movement, which would become fundamental to the further development of bohemian artists movements or other artist-led guilds of the twentieth century. Vorticism is a significant movement, essentially characteristic of British modernism, it involved artists renowned for their affiliation to the Bloomsbury group. A few critically remarkable British artists of the modern and contemporary period include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Paula Rego among others – as well as the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn and Chris Ofili, in more recent years.

Further Biographical Context for Ryan Mosley

Born in 1980, Ryan Mosley's creative work was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Important art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Ryan Mosley

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