Ximena Garrido-Lecca

1980 · Peru

Artist biography

Ximena Garrido-Lecca is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who was born in Peru - other established artists such as José Luis Martinat, Fernando Bryce, Armando Andrade Tudela, Jose Carlos Martinat, and Miguel Aguirre were also born in Peru. Ximena Garrido-Lecca was born in 1980.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Two galleries around the world represent and exhibit Ximena Garrido-Lecca's work, which are Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea in Milan, Italy and Galería Casado Santapau in Madrid, Spain. Ximena Garrido-Lecca's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Geopoetics at Galerie Nordenhake | Mexico City in Mexico. The exhibition was open from 03 February 2020 until 06 March 2020. Ximena Garrido-Lecca's only other exhibition is Lines of Divergence, which took place at Galerie Gisela Capitain in Cologne, Germany (26 May 2018 - 31 August 2018).

Further Biographical Context for Ximena Garrido-Lecca

Ximena Garrido-Lecca was born in 1980 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1980s. The 1980s were a tumultuous period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, global mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural environment. The 1980s were a significant decade in terms of politics, marked by the African Famine and the end of the Cold War, which was signified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Neo Geo and The Pictures Generation became leading art movements during the decade, alongside Neo-Expressionism which became well-known in Germany, France and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were key artists of the era, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who established the street art and graffiti movements.

Ximena Garrido-Lecca

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