Leo Matiz
Colombian, 1917-1998
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Mirror Mirror: Rare Portraits of Frida Kahlo,
Atlas Gallery
2016
Mirror Mirror: Rare Photographs of Frida Kahlo,
Bentley Gallery
2013
Frida Rediscovered by Leo Matiz,
m+v ART

Leo Matiz summarized his artistic pursuits by saying: “I am a painter because of activism, photographer because of hunger, and crazy because of talent.” Indeed, Matiz began his career as a caricaturist for political and literary publications, with a keen eye for gesture, features, and scathing humor. These …

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