Mercedes Lasarte

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Born in Argentina. During the seventies she moves to Boston (USA) and relocates definitely in Los Angeles (California), where she attends to UCLA and Otis Parson’s Art School. She continues her studies in fine arts by studying deeply the technique of the French Impressionists and the Germans expressionists. Gauguin and Matisse will be her favorite painters and they will make a definite influence in the development of her pictoric technique. The application of color over huge monochromatic, well differenced surfaces is witness of this favorable inherence. This technique, “cloisonnisme”, was adopted by some of Gauguin’s followers during the XIX century. Mercedes Lasarte’s colors transmit a state of wellbeing and happiness. The green and the blues mix with the yellows in a pleasant and harmonic symphony of color, creating an hypnotic image, a unique experience, an unexplainable wish; Mercedes Lasarte’s mayor font of inspiration.


1976 Wally Findlay Gallery, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills Califonia U.S.A
1986 DeVorzon Gallery –at the Design Center, West Hollywood California USA (solo show).
1986 Palm Beach U.S.A - chartered yacht jointly with Harry Winston Jewelers.
1987 Lalo & Brothers, Encino California U.S.A. (solo show).
1988 DeVorzon Gallery –at the Design Center, West Hollywood California U.S.A (solo show).
1990-95 Lasarte Galleries Permanent displays, Santa Monica & Venice CA U.S.A.
1991 "Expo '91" Internacional exhibition, Nagoya, Japan.
1992 Affairs in the Garden" invitational art show Beverly Hills CA U.S.A.
1993 Art Gallery Fushimi, Tokyo and Nagoya Japan.
1995 DeVorzon Gallery, Beverly Hills California U.S.A. (solo show).
1996-97 The Shanghai Museum & the China National Art Gallery, Beijing - “from Zurbaran to Picasso.” From the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection China.
1998 Spanierman Gallery, New York U.S.A. (solo show).
1999-00 Museo Instituto Magnasco, Argentina, Portrait of the Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza.
2000 Paramount Pictures, Hollywood California, U.S.A. (solo show).
2001 Granero Art Gallery, Brussels, Belgian, (solo show).
2002 BGH Gallery, Santa Monica California, U.S.A. (solo show).
2002 Granero Art Gallery, Barcelona Spain, (solo show).
2002 Museo Palazzo Ruspoli, “Mercedes Lasarte in the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Roma Italy.
2002 World Gallery Hotel Estela, Sitges, Barcelona Spain, (solo show).
2002 NH Almenara, Sotogrande Cádiz, Spain, (solo show).
2002 Museo Instituto Magnasco, Gualeguaychú Argentina,
2003 NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, Holland, (solo show).
2003 World Gallery Escola D’Hostaleria of Barcelona Spain, (solo show).
2003 Latin American Contemporary Gallery, Santa Monica California U.S.A. (Solo show).
2003 The Gallery- Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach California, U.S.A.
2003 “Galería Nacional de Arte extranjero de Sofía” – “Exposición de Pintores Españoles” Sofía, Bulgary.
2004 Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach California, USA.
2004 Galería Trama, Madrid, Spain.
2004 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Marmolejo – “Mayte Spínola” Colección Permanente Junta de Andalucía en Jaén Spain.
2004 Galería del Cisne, Madrid, Spain. (solo show).
2005-09 Lasarte Gallery Punta del Este Uruguay. Permanent Exhibition.
2005 Chapel Art Show, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
2006 H 10 Andalucía Plaza, Marbella, Spain. (Solo Show).
2006 Sotheby’s, Madrid, Spain (solo show).
2007 H10 Punta Negra Palma de Mallorca, Spain. (Solo show).
2007 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Salta, Salta Argentina.
2008 Art Madrid, Galería del Cisne, Madrid, Spain.
2008 Soler–Miret + Mercedes Lasarte Museo Cortijo Miraflores de Marbella in the “Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Marbella Spain.
2009 Durán Exposiciones de Arte, Madrid Spain (Solo Show).
2010 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza subasta Pro Haiti Madrid Spain.
2011 Mercedes Lasarte en la Coleccion Carmen Thyssen, Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga Spain.
2012 Christies Gala Event of MONAA Association “Monaco again Autism” H.S.H. Charlene of Monaco and H.S.H. Prince Albert II
2014 Art Wanson Gallery Marbella Málaga Spain.
2015 Art Monaco’15, Salon d’Árt Contemporain par Excellence Cote d’Azur, Art Wanson Gallery Monte-Carlo.


Ms. Lasarte has received media publicity in connection with her work in the following:

Vanidades (Argentina)
Hola, Semana, & Lecturas (Spain)
California Homes (USA)
Palm Beach Daily (USA)
Denver Post (USA)
"Sisters" (Warner Bros. TV)
“Mad About You” (NBC TV)
“Friends” (Warner Bros. TV)
“Veronica’s Closet” (Warner Bros. TV)
“Darma & Greg” (20th Century Fox TV)
Arte al Día (Latin America)
Coups D’Ceil (Switzerland)
Elle (Paris)
Point De Vue (Belgium)
IL Messaggero (Roma Italy)
El Pais (Uruguay)
Arte y Diseño (Uruguay)
Caras (Brasil)
La Vanguardia (Barcelona Spain)
Punta del Este Verano Magazine (Uruguay)

Hollywood Reporter (USA)
Designers West (USA)
Connoisseur (USA, UK)
Enterprising Women USA)
Los Angeles Times (USA)
Polo magazine, Spur (USA)
Deco ART (Chile)
El Argentino (Argentina)
China Daily (China)
El Día (Argentina)
Femmes D’Aujourd’ Hui (Belgica)
Gael Votre Menguel (Belgica)
L’Eventail (Belgica)
L’Echos (Belgica)
Sur (Sotogrande Cadiz Spain)
Living (Uruguay Argentina)
Caras (Argentina)
Cuisine & Vins (Argentina)
Galeria (Uruguay)
Vogue (Spain)

Mercedes Lasarte 2013