About the artist: Daniel Lezama was born in Mexico in 1968. He studied Visual Arts at the Academy of San Carlos, UNAM, and began his career in 1995. Has been a fellow of Conaculta Fonca and repeatedly.
In 2000 he won the Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennale.
Since then he has made more than 20 solo exhibitions, among which The Prodigal Mother at the Museum of Mexico City in 2008. He has also participated in over 60 group exhibitions in Mexico and abroad, including the Beijing Biennale, Imperium in Leipzig, and images of the country, at the National Museum of Art in Mexico. His work is included in public and private collections worldwide, such as El Museo del Barrio in New York, the Murderme Collection in London and the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico.
Erik Castillo writes: “I have spoken before adjudicating role Lezama’s paintings, the issue of the return of the underground life of the body to the ground forces. I’m also manifested in them an inclination to idleness song of tropical and to offer the inhabitants of sexualized his fiction; carnal inertia leading to social energy despeñamiento politically correct and, most importantly, compliance, even in the realm of fantasy, the promise of full light. ”
Taken from the artist’s website.
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