Eduardo Lara

02.04.24 – 30.04.24
Partner: Villa Paula, Klenová, Czech Republik

Eduardo Lara studied Visual Arts at the Faculty of Art and Design of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

His work includes works in graphics, painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and objects. The theme of his work reflects on the duality and parallelism between life and death, beauty and ugliness, light and darkness, the logical and the absurd. His series of Doppelgänger paintings focuses on the theme of repetition (twins, doubles, alter ego, reflections, copying, repetition, opposite poles) The Blind Men series (painting, engraving, drawing and objects) has as its subject the blindness, in a literal and metaphorical sense, all this from the paradoxical perspective of one who has the privilege of sight.

He has participated in more than 60 collective exhibitions, in America and Europe and individually in Mexico, Czech Republic, Spain, Slovakia and Poland. His work is part of public and private collections.

In the year 2000 he received the first prize in the graphic contest A modern interpretation of the Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha, this work is part of the collection of the Quixote Iconographic Museum in Guanajuato, Mexico; he has also received several honorable mentions in graphic contests around the world.

From 2000 to 2002 he founded and coordinated the group of young artists Código Negro, whose mission was the dissemination of the work of artists recently graduated from the Faculty of Arts in cultural spaces in Mexico City. Since 2018, together with the artist Víctor Ríos, he has coordinated the collective of artists and traveling exhibition project Sin Rumbo Fijo, whose purpose is the promotion and dissemination of the graphics of the participating artists who are joining the city project. in city and from country to country, in addition to generating links between artists and institutions related to or dedicated to printmaking. In 2021 he became a member of the Association of Czech Graphic Artists.

Since 2003 he has been based in Prague, Czech Republic. He was born in Mexico City in 1975. 

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