Leonardo Nierman (b.1932) is a leader in modern Mexican art and is known for his abstract and expressionist landscapes that emphasize motion and color. Born in Mexico City, he studied at University of Mexico in Mexico City. The artist’s main mediums are oil painting and metallic sculpture, but he also produced murals, engravings, glass works, and tapestries. His one-man shows include those at the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City in 1972and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogota, Columbia in 1973. His work is also in numerous gallery and museum permanent collections, including The Museum of Modern Art,the Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico, and the Gallery of Modern Art in New York.