Detroit house, 2016

Ryan Mendoza (born October 29, 1971 in New York City) is an American painter. He works and lives between Naples and Berlin. In his paintings he counterbalances old master techniques with contemporary themes. In 2012 Ryan and his then 8-month pregnant wife Fabia got short time arrested in Naples, Italy after an art performance in solidary with the Russian punk rock band the Pussy Riot in front of their studio in Rione Sanità.His intimate diary 'Everything is Mine' ('Tutto è mio') curated by Simona Vinci was released by the Italian publisher Bompiani in 2015.In 2016 Mendoza was ranked 147 of the 500 most successful US american artists born after 1966 by Artnet.

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