October 13, 2020

On March 12 of this year, Thames and Hudson released the 3rd edition of Edward Lucie-Smith's seminal book Latin American Since 1900. As a gallery that has at its core the idea that Latin American art is fundamental to the history of Modern art, we were delighted to collaborate on this important publication.  

Leon Tovar Gallery featured in TEFAF Meet the Experts: All Access

TEFAF

September 11, 2020 

From the Gallery’s early days in Bogotá to our current home in New York, Leon Tovar recounts the history and mission of the Gallery in this latest featured video from TEFAF's “Meet the Experts: All Access” series.

May 7, 2020

Design Historian Libby Sellers takes readers through some of the most important pieces included in her exhibition Color and Production: From the Atom to the Void​, accessible online as part of Frieze New York's digital programming. Included in her selection is Uruguayan artist Carmelo Arden Quin's untitled painting of the mid-1980s, a piece whose colors, materials, and textures are emblematic of his "Plastique" series. "Rebelling against the spatial and ideological constraints of the traditional rectangular or square canvas," Sellers writers, "[Arden Quin's] mutable sculptures and paintings of irregular shape with moveable components (coplanals) embraced a range of modern transparent, translucent, and illuminated materials." Color and Production: From the Atom to the Void is on display in the Frieze Viewing Room through May 15.

April 15, 2020

As galleries large and small continue to find their footing during the pandemic, Sales Director Isabel Suarez spoke with Barrons about the specific steps Leon Tovar Gallery has taken to maintain our commitment to our artists, community, and clients. 

March 7, 2020

Writing for Toute La Culture, Anne-Sophie Bertrand highlights the work of Marcelo Bonevardi presented in our booth at TEFAF Maastricht 2020. On view by the artist is an early "painting-construction" from 1965, as well as a rare example of Bonevardi's freestanding sculpture.  

Photo: Guy Houben

March 6, 2020

Among the works featured in the Gallery's presentation at TEFAF Maastricht 2020 was Tarsila do Amaral's sketch of her now famous "Abaporu" figure. The piece, with its graceful sweeps of ink and iconic imagery, was highlighted in Casa Vogue Brazil's coverage of the fair.

Photo: Guy Houben

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