Max Leiva is a contemporary artist known for his expressive figurative sculptures. Leiva's work explores the physicality and athletic limits of the human form, often placing the figures within an architectural context. His style is informed by his travels around the world, from Switzerland to Bangkok, where he lived for two years. This life experience allows Leiva to embrace a wide visual field in converging world cultures. From Mayan to European and American avant-garde art, the vocabulary of his work integrates the merging of families, of tribes and of cultures.
Leiva shows us that sculpture can merge refinement and expressiveness, creative force and contrast, elegance in its form and the sincerity of his creator. In each one of his pieces he captures a restless imagination, elaborating visual poems conceived to re-enchant our dreams, dreams in a world where all is to be only tenderness and voluptuousness.
His artistic path materializes in the figurative or the abstract, claiming not only his roots from the Mayan culture of Central America, but also his experiences traveling the world. The artist states: “I lik... READ MORE