Verónica Virasoro

1980 · Argentina

Artist biography

Verónica Virasoro is a mid-career contemporary visual artist, who was born and brought up in Argentina, like other renowned artists such as Cecilia Biagini, Kraviez, Gabriela, Eduardo Basualdo, Liv Schulman, and Nicolás Trombetta. Verónica Virasoro was born in 1980.

Verónica Virasoro's Gallery representation

Verónica Virasoro is represented by Praxis | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Verónica Virasoro

Born in 1980, Verónica Virasoro 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 global 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.

Verónica Virasoro

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