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 Leonardo M. Nierman  (1932 - )

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Lived/Active: New York / Mexico      Known for: abstract expressionist landscape painting, sculpture, murals

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
A leader in modern Mexican art, Leonardo Nierman creates paintings of abstract landscapes that are highly colorful and full of motion and velocity as though propelled by music. He also has had a wide following in the United States.

In 1972, he had a major exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City and from that time has had exhibition venues throughout the world including the United States, Italy, Israel, Australia, Spain and Japan.

He was born in Mexico City and earned a Bachelor Degree from the University of Mexico in Mexico City in 1951.

Source: LeKae Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

Biography from The Grapevine Gallery:
Abstract expressionist Leonardo Nierman is a leader in the vibrant theater of modern Mexican art. Known for paintings that combine precise crystalline geometry with fiery, amorphous forms suggestive of lava flows or events in the cosmos, Nierman hearkens back to his Mexican predecessors, as well as to the modern lessons of cubism and modernist internationalism, combining western artistic revolutions.

Shortly after graduating with a degree in physics and mathematics from National University of Mexico, Nierman undertook studies of the psychology of color, the harmony of both static and moving forms in space, and the relationship between abstract art and the cosmic phenomena. His first major work was a grand mural at the National University of Mexico, and since that time his works have been acquired into numerous public collections.

Music, the artist's primary inspiration, is reflected both in the movement of his compositions and in the ghostly violins that fade in and out of the swirling paint. Formerly lead violinist for the Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Leonardo Nierman regards music as the highest art form.

In the face of his creative vision, his humility is revealed when he states "Music can transport you in a few seconds to a flamenco experience in Granada, Spain or can seat you at a banquet in Elizabethan England or medieval France. It can project you into time, into any country, any culture. Nothing can do that better than music."

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