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  • Current Solo
  • Upcoming Solo Exhibition
  • Upcoming Group Exhibition
  • Selected Solo
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • Selected Group
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • Selected Publications
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

Manuel SOLANO (b. 1987 in Mexico City, Mexico)

  • Lives and works in Berlin, DE

Current Solo Exhibitions

  • Manuel Solano: Jacuzzi, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, PT
  • Manuel Solano: Heliplaza, curated by João Mourão and Luís Silva, Pivô, Sao Paulo, BR

Upcoming Solo Exhibition

  • Carlos-Ishikawa, London, UK

Upcoming Group Exhibition

  • Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paolo, BR

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019

  • Portraits, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2018

  • I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, ICA, Miami, US
  • Oronda, Open Forum, Berlin, DE

2016

  • PUNCHIS PUNCHIS PUNCHIS PUM PUM PUNCHIS PUNCHIS PUNCHIS, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, MX

2015

  • Inherent Vice | Manuel Solano, Galería Karen Huber, Mexico City, MX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

  • Seized by the Left Hand, curated by Eoin Dara and Kim McAleese, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK

2019

  • City Prince/sses, curated by Hugo Vitrani and Fabien Danesi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR -Visual AIDS, PARTICIPANT INC, New York, US

2018

  • Strange Messengers, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
  • 2018 Triennial: Songs for Sabotage, New Museum, New York, US

2017

  • THEMSELVES, curated by Kristan Kennedy, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon, US

2016

  • Straight From Mexico City, Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio, US
  • Open Sesame, Lumber Room, Portland, Oregon, US

2014

  • En el umbral (y sólo a unos pasos de la dimensión sublime de la belleza), Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, MX

Selected Publications

2019

  • Gartenfeld, Alex, Manuel Solano: I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over, Miami: ICA Miami, 2019

2017

  • Loisseau, Benoît, We Can’t Make You Younger, Mexico City: Galerie Karen Huber, 2017

Selected Bibliography

2020

  • Mendick, Lindsey and Oliver, Guy, Top 5 Daata Fair Miami Chosen by Lindsey Mendick and Guy Oliver, FAD Magazine, December 3, 2020
  • Kherbek, William, Art Beyond Labels: An Interview with Manuel Solano, Berlin Art Link, November 20, 2020
  • Chiodi, Illaria, Artissima XYZ. Il nuovo progetto crossmediale della 9era, con tre sezioni curate e artisti internazionali, ArtsLife, November 9, 2020
  • Schneider, Tim, 4 Breakout Artists From the Los Angeles Art Fairs Who Collectors Would Be Wise to Watch in the Months Ahead, Artnet News, February 14, 2020

2019

  • Lochhead, Martha, Manuel Solano’s Portraits Re-Envisions Subjecthood, Berlin Art Link, October 15, 2019
  • The Artists to Know Right Now, The Artsy Vangard 2019, Artsy, September 2019
  • Ojukwu, Chika, Despite losing sight, non-binary painter continues to create inspirational art, Miami Herald, February 20, 2019
  • Fullerton, Elizabeth, Manuel Solano Tackles Identity Politics and Blindness with Paint, Elephant, February 7, 2019

2018

  • Loisseau, Benoît, Manuel Solano’s inner demons at the ICA Miami, Financial Times, December 6, 2018
  • Loisseau, Benoît, 8 Highlights From Miami Art Week, The New York Times Style Magazine, December 5, 2018
  • Honigman, Ana Finel, Up Close and Personal: Artist Manuel Solano on Their Electric, Formidable Portraits, ArtNews, October 11, 2018
  • Anastacio, Barbara, In the Studio with Manuel Solano, T Magazine (video), June 12, 2018
  • Snyder, Michael, A Blind Artist Finds New Ways of Seeing, New York Times, June 12, 2018
  • Laster, Paul, 10 New Museum Triennial Artists in 10 Days: Manuel Solano, Garage Magazine, February 22, 2018
  • Gayduk, Jane, How Blind Artist Manuel Solano Learned to Paint Again, Interview Magazine, February 12, 2018

2017

  • Maldonado, Devon Van Houten, A Blind Artist Looks Back at Growing Up in the ‘90s, Hyperallergic, August 8, 2017

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowShuang Li, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard KennedyShuang Li, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy ART SG (Singapore) 2022-01-2020/01/2022–
23/01/2022
Singapore, SGSingapore, SG
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Manuel Solano, Rebecca AckroydRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd Artissima & Artissima XYZ 2021-11-0505/11/2021–
07/11/2021
Turin, ITTurin, IT
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike KaraAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike Kara KIAF Art Seoul 2021-10-1414/10/2021–
17/10/2021
Seoul, KRSeoul, KR
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Pam Evelyn, Brent Wadden, Melike KaraDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Pam Evelyn, Brent Wadden, Melike Kara Frieze London 2021-10-1313/10/2021–
17/10/2021
London, UKLondon, UK
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd ARCOmadrid 2021-07-0707/07/2021–
11/07/2021
Madrid, ESMadrid, ES
Group ShowShota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Steffen Bunte, Ad MinolitiShota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Steffen Bunte, Ad Minoliti Art Basel Hong Kong 2021-05-1919/05/2021–
23/05/2021
Hong Kong, HKGHong Kong, HKG
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Paolo Salvador, Beth Letain, Shota Nakamura, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel SolanoAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Paolo Salvador, Beth Letain, Shota Nakamura, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano Art Busan 2021-05-1313/05/2021–
16/05/2021
Busan, KORBusan, KOR
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth Letain EXPO CHICAGO ONLINE 2021-04-0808/04/2021–
12/04/2021
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Manuel SolanoRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano Art Basel Pioneers OVR 2021-03-2424/03/2021–
27/03/2021
OVROVR
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Manuel Solano, Paolo SalvadorRebecca Ackroyd, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador FIAC OVR 2021-03-0202/03/2021–
07/03/2021
OVROVR
Manuel SolanoManuel Solano Daata Fair Miami 2020-12-0101/12/2020–
20/12/2020
OnlineOnline
Manuel SolanoManuel Solano Artissima 2020 2020-11-0303/11/2020–
09/12/2020
Rome, ITRome, IT
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca AckroydRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca Ackroyd Frieze London 2020 – Online Viewing Room 2020-10-0707/10/2020–
16/10/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Online Viewing Room – ABOVR:2020 2020-09-2323/09/2020–
26/09/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Paolo Salvador, Rebecca Ackroyd, Brent Wadden, Ad Minoliti, Manuel SolanoDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Paolo Salvador, Rebecca Ackroyd, Brent Wadden, Ad Minoliti, Manuel Solano Cosmoscow 2020 2020-09-1010/09/2020–
13/09/2020
Moscow, RUMoscow, RU
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd Art Basel Viewing Room, 2020 2020-06-1818/06/2020–
21/06/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowManuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna HuancaManuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca Felix Art Fair Los Angeles, 2020 2020-02-1313/02/2020–
16/02/2020
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Miami Beach, 2019 2019-12-0505/12/2019–
08/12/2019
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Ad Minoliti, Manuel SolanoAd Minoliti, Manuel Solano Art 021 Shanghai, 2019 2019-11-0707/11/2019–
10/11/2019
Shanghai, CNShanghai, CN
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth LetainDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth Letain FIAC, 2019 – Preview 2019-10-1717/10/2019–
20/10/2019
Paris, FR.Paris, FR.
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain Frieze London, 2019 2019-10-0303/10/2019–
06/10/2019
London, UKLondon, UK
Manuel SolanoManuel Solano Portraits 2019-09-1313/09/2019–
25/10/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Manuel SolanoManuel Solano Portraits – Preview 2019-09-1313/09/2019–
25/10/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Melike Kara, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Blair Thurman, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Melike Kara, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Blair Thurman, Beth Letain Art Basel, 2019 2019-06-1212/06/2019–
16/06/2019
Basel, CHBasel, CH
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen BunteAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte Art Basel Hong Kong, 2019 2019-03-2929/03/2019–
31/03/2019
Hong Kong, CNHong Kong, CN
Steffen Bunte, Manuel SolanoSteffen Bunte, Manuel Solano Independent New York, 2019 2019-03-0808/03/2019–
10/03/2019
50 Varick Street New York, NY 1001350 Varick Street New York, NY 10013
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen BunteAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte Art Basel Miami Beach, 2018 2018-12-0606/12/2018–
09/12/2018
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Ad Minoliti, Jack O’Brien, Manuel SolanoGroup ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Ad Minoliti, Jack O’Brien, Manuel Solano Strange Messengers 2018-09-1414/09/2018–
26/10/2018
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects