Alejandro Colunga is active/lives in Mexico. Alejandro Colunga is known for surreal and fantasy painting and sculpture.
Biography Alejandro Colunga
A self-taught artist, Alejandro Colunga creates images that bring to
mind popular art traditions in Mexico. The imagery in La Muerte del Payaso IV
(The Death of the Clown IV) is drawn from his personal experiences
working for a circus and his staunch Catholic upbringing. (La
muerte del payaso iv, 1993).
Alejandro Colunga is a visual
artist working in the Latin American tradition of surrealism and
fantasy. He is part of the movement referred to as Nueva
Mexicanidad. As a young man, he studied architecture and later joined a
circus before devoting himself to painting.
Colunga cites Rufino
Tamayo as one of the artists who have influenced him. An
admiration for Mexican folk art is evident i
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