Manuel Solano

Born in Mexico City, 1987

Born in Mexico City, Manuel Solano experimented a radical shift in his career after he lost his sight in 2014. While he begun working with videos and internet-based art, from this event on the artist has been working exclusively with painting, mixing various references and pop imagery to describe  his intimate world. In his pieces, Solano expresses his identity as a transgender person living with HIV, often addressing memories, identity, and the artist’s past as a means of making sense of the present. He studied at ENPEG La Esmeralda (Mexico City), ENSBA (Lyon, France) and UDLA (Puebla) and he exhibited his works individually and collectively around the world.

Organized by Kayla Fanelli and Joseph Ian Henrikson, Rheo-Grande is an exhibition that explores the...
30 Jun 2016 - 02 Sep 2016
anonymous gallery
Mexico City
Strange Messengers
Strange Messengers presents strategies and reflections on navigating contemporary life with works by seven...
14 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Peres Projects
Manuel Solano: I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over
“I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over” marks the first solo museum exhibition in the United...
01 Nov 2018 - 14 Apr 2019
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