Scoli Acosta

1973 · United States

Artist biography

Scoli Acosta is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born in the the United States, like other well-known artists such as Nina Mason Booth, Myles Carter, Don Perlis, James Wolanin, and Ernest King. Scoli Acosta was born in 1973.

Exhibitions

Scoli Acosta most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Laurent Godin | Rue Eugène Oudiné in Paris (09 September 2019 until 18 October 2019) with the exhibition Orpheus Hot / Orpheus Cold. Scoli Acosta's work has also been exhibited during the SUMMER SHOW exhibition at Galerie Laurent Godin | Rue Eugène Oudiné in Paris, France (17 June 2019 - 26 July 2019).

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 prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously thought of as the most important art hub in the world. Leading art movements established and cultivated in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various 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 movements. In the modern and contemporary age, the United States has exercised a strong influence over the worldwide visual culture, due to the hegemony of its economic and political systems. Key examples of important 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 Scoli Acosta

Scoli Acosta was born in 1973 and was predominantly influenced 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, significant wealth discrepancy, 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. influential 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.

Scoli Acosta

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