Portraits by Marcos Raya

 Marcos Raya

 

Marcos Raya counts the works of the Mexican muralists Siquieros, Rivera and Orozco; the absurdist ideas of Dada and Surrealism; American Pop Art; the Chicago Imagist School; and literature and cinematography among the many influences on his artwork. He considers his work to be non-academic, drawing inspiration from the streets, hospitals, factories and life. 

 

A resident of Chicago since 1964, Marcos received a full scholarship from the University of Illinois to attend Windsor Mountain, a prestigious private school in Lenox, Massachusetts. In his artist statement, Marcos considers “fragments of a ceremonial circumscribing of space” to be evident in his works through an “extension of his own personal space, breaking boundaries..

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Marcos Raya with Richard Harris

Marcos Raya with Richard Harris

 

Marcos Raya - Untitled

Marcos Raya – Untitled [Family Portrait: Woman in Yellow Dress]

 

Marcos Raya - Untitled

Marcos Raya – Untitled [Family Portrait: Grandma]

 

Marcos Raya - Untitled

Marcos Raya – Untitled [Family Portrait: Grandma]

 

Marcos Raya - Untitled

Marcos Raya – Untitled [Family Portrait: Group]

 

Marcos Raya - Untitled

Marcos Raya – Untitled [Family Portrait: Wedding]

 

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