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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.

(Biography provided by Reeves Art + Design)
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Artist: Marcos Raya
Exit From 18th Street, Surrealist Landscape Painting, Chicago Neighborhoods
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Early 2000s Contemporary Marcos Raya Art

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