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Libby Black

Born1976 Toledo, Ohio , U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationB.F.A. - Cleveland Institute of Art M.F.A. - California College of the Arts
Known forArtist
Websitewww .libbyblack .com

Libby Black is a painter and sculptural installation artist currently living and working in Berkeley, CA. She has exhibits nationally, with shows at Yerba Buena Center for Arts; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; Jersey City Museum; and numerous galleries in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Black has been artist in residence at Headlands Center for Arts in Sausalito and Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga. Her work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Zink magazine, Flash Art, and New York Times. She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from California College of Arts, where she is also a faculty member and senior lecturer. Image courtesy of Libby Black

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Libby Black is a painter, drawer and sculptural installation artist living in Berkeley, CA. Her artwork charts path through personal history and broader cultural context to explore the intersection of politics, feminism, LGBTQ + identity, consumerism, addiction, notions of value, and desire. Her sculptural works are to-scale re-creations of objects made of paper, hot glue, and acrylic paint. She arranges these three dimensional renderings of domestic objects, books, magazines, handbags, and shoes in still-life arrangements, creating hybrids that mix real and imaginary. Black also produces two - dimensional paintings and drawings based on imagery culled from disparate sources like fashion magazines, newspapers, and books. She has exhibits nationally and internationally, with such shows as California Love at Galerie Droste in Wuppertal, Germany; Bay Area Now 4 at Yerba Buena Center for Arts; California Biennial at Orange County Museum of Art; and at numerous galleries in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Black has been artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for Arts; Montalvo Arts Center; and Spaces in Cleveland, OH. Her work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Flash Art, and New York Times. She received a BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art in 1999 and an MFA at California College of Arts in 2001. Libby is Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University.

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Libby Black was born in 1976 and was primarily inspired in the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, 1980s was influenced by a period of quickly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth discrepancy, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The Nineteen eighties was era of African famine, 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, Picture Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which was manifested in Germany, USA and Italy. The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jorg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain recognition, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

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