Magali Lara

Born Nov 5, 1956

Magali Lara is a Mexican contemporary artist. Her works are presented in collections such as the Mexican Art Gallery, the Carrillo Gil Art Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Bank of Mexico, the University Museum of Contemporary Art and the UDLAP Art Collection. She is considered a leading figure in the feminist contribution of the Mexican contemporary art movement. Lara has produced works as both an essayist and a visual artist. In her autobiographical writing, she describes her work as follows:
"My work is found in an intersection. Text and image coexist in different ways. As Siamese twins, that have developed different personalities but that, in the end, share a vital nucleus."
— Magali Lara
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