2021 EXPOSED ARTIST DIRECTORY
2020, Oil on canvas (Diptych), 24 x 15.5 x 2 in
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Emanuel Tovar is a multimedia artist who creates site-specific installations with sculpture, video, and painting. Using both natural and recycled materials, Tovar illustrates the fragile state of art, politics and social structures, addressing the conflicts and vulnerabilities of the human condition.
Emanuel Tovar (1975) lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico. Tovar has had solo exhibitions at Casa Pedregal, Mexico City; the Museo de las Artes, Arena México, Guadalajara; and Museo Raúl Anguiano (MURA), Guadalajara. He participated in the 14th Edition of the Performance Art Festival Verbo in Sau Paolo in 2018. Additional group exhibitions include: “El día es azul el silencio es verde la vida es amarilla” at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City; “A Poet*hical Wager” at MOCA Cleveland, Ohio; The Mistake Room (with Gabinete GHE), Los Angeles; The Balmoral, Los Angeles; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City; and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid.