Tony Labat

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Tony Labat (born 1951) is a Cuban multimedia and installation artist. He received his BFA (1978) and his MFA (1980) from the San Francisco Art Institute, where he has taught since 1985. He has exhibited internationally over the last 25 years, developing a body of work in Performance,[1] Video,[2] Sculpture and Installation. His work has dealt with investigations of the body, popular culture, identity, urban relations, politics, and the media. In 2005 Labat had a survey exhibition of his work in conjunction with the publication of "Trust Me."[3] The artist is represented by Gallery Paule Anglim,[4] San Francisco, and Estudio Figueroa-Vives, Havana, Cuba.

Tony Labat’s other selected exhibitions include “I Want You,” San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA; "Tony Labat and Ignacio Lang," at Harris/Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY; "I Like To Watch," The Canal Chapter, New York, NY; "Xtreme Sparring," El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY; Gallery Paule Anglim,[5] San Francisco, CA; "Time and Transition in Contemporary Cuban Art," Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia; "Mata Crush," Havana Bienal, Havana, Cuba;[6] "Trading Places," Gallery Hit, Bratislava, Slovakia, Check Republic; "Mapping the Outside: (Fat Chance Bruce Nauman)," Seville Bienal, Seville, Spain; "Mayami: Between Cut and Action," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; "Moving Target," Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki; "Random Topography," NoD Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, "Performance Anxiety," UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, and "Tony Labat: Four Installations," Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA[7]


  1. ^ "Tony Labat: Left Jab | BAMPFA". Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Electronic Arts Intermix: Tony Labat". Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  3. ^ ""Tony Labat: New Langton Arts" by Hainley, Bruce - Artforum International, Vol. 44, Issue 5, January 2006 | Online Research Library: Questia". Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Jim Dine, Tony Labat and Ruth Eckland: wrecks, lies and videotape". SFGate. Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  5. ^ "Tony Labat | Anglim Gilbert Gallery". Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  6. ^ "BOMB Magazine — Vale La Pena: The 11th Havana Biennial by Liz Munsell". Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  7. ^ "Tony Labat: Four Installations". The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Retrieved 2017-03-31.