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Marcos Raya Art

Mexican, b. 1948
Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Marcos Raya is a Chicago based artist, well known for his murals throughout Pilsen. Overtly political, his work focuses on themes such as economic disparity, racism, illness and alcoholism, and is imbued with elements of Rascuachismo. Raya studied at Windsor Mountain Preparatory School in Lenox, MA and has exhibited both nationally and internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, Mexican Museum in San Francisco, the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, the Chicago Cultural Center, Carl Hammer Gallery in Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. He also has two published books, The Fetish of Pain and Fetishizing the Imaginary.
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Artist: Marcos Raya
Baby Needs Machine - Surreal Meets Tecno on a Surgical Table, Large Painting
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya Baby Needs Machine, 2022 acrylic on canvas 52h x 78w in 132.08h x 198.12w cm MSR089 Marcos Raya's work is heavily influenced by Mexican Folk Art, Surrealism, and Symboli...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

The Anguish of Being and the Nothingness of the Universe - Large Tondo Painting
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya The Anguish of Being and the Nothingness of the Universe, 2000 acrylic on canvas 72h x 72w in 182.88h x 182.88w cm MSR093 Marcos Raya's work is heavily influenced by Mex...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

Baby Joe - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Priest - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Aunt - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Mr. Man - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Mom - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Baby Girl Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Mrs. Baxter - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Aunt - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Mr. Baxter - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Baby Lu - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least"....
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

Baby Lou - Antique Painted and Appropriated Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Chicano and Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

The Wedding - Antique Painted Photograph, Original Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Chicano and Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Paint, Paper, Mixed Media

Baby Clown - Antique Painted Photograph in Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Chicano and Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least". His work is heavily influenced by Mexican Folk Art, Surrealism, and Symbolism. His work also has ties to DADA Art and artists such as Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. And, of course, his contemporaries, The Chicago...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

St. Theresa #1 - Antique Painted Photograph in Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's artwork has deep connections to Rasquache or Rasquachismo– an aesthetic tied to the working-class Chicano and Mexican art exemplified by the statement "Make the most of the least". His work is heavily influenced by Mexican Folk Art, Surrealism, and Symbolism. His work also has ties to DADA Art and artists such as Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. And, of course, his contemporaries, The Chicago...
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2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

Materials

Mixed Media

Mother And Child - Repainted Antique Photo in Frame
By Marcos Raya
Located in Chicago, IL
Marcos Raya's work is heavily influenced by Mexican Folk Art, Surrealism, and Symbolism. His work also has ties to DADA Art and artists such as Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. And, of co...
Category

2010s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

Materials

Mixed Media, Paint, Paper

"Drugs on War" Red, Green, Blue Surrealistic Abstract Contemporary Collage
By Marcos Raya
Located in Houston, TX
Contemporary abstracted collage by Mexican artist Marcos Raya. Mixed media collage depicting a Latina woman in a traditional dress holding what appears to ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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Mixed Media

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