Solange Pessoa

1961 · Brazil

Artist biography

Solange Pessoa is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Brazil. Solange Pessoa was born in 1961. Born in the same country and around the same year are Adriana Varejão, Jac Leirner and Beatriz Milhazes.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Solange Pessoa's work is available on display in several galleries around the globe such as in Belgium and the United States. Some of those galleries are Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium, as well as Blum & Poe | Los Angeles and Mendes Wood DM | New York in the United States. Solange Pessoa is currently exhibiting at Mendes Wood DM | Brussels in Belgium with the exhibition In the Sun and the Shade (21 January 2020 - 10 April 2020). Solange Pessoa's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Terra Trema (20 September 2019 - 29 November 2019) at Thomas Dane Gallery | Naples in Italy and ILACIONES (05 June 2019 - 25 July 2019) at Timothy Taylor | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Solange Pessoa

Born in 1961, Solange Pessoa 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, significant 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. 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 started to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Solange Pessoa