Carlos Orozco Romero
(1898 - 1984)
Carlos Orozco Romero was active/lived in Mexico, United States. Carlos Romero is known for landscape painting, cartoons, set and costume design, illustration.
Biography Carlos Orozco Romero
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Carlos Orozco Romero (1898-1984) had an important role in defining Mexican art. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, he began his career during his youth as a caricaturist and illustrator for a newspaper. His ability to artistically render images on paper won him a scholarship to study art in Spain for a few years while in his early 20s. Upon his return to Mexico he worked as an engraver and painted several murals throughout Guadalajara.
In 1928, at age 30, Orozco Romero exhibited his work for the first time in Mexico City. This exhibit in the capital city marked the point at which he transitioned from a caricaturist/illustrator to a painter. 1928 was also the year Orozco Romero, along side Carlos Merida, began directing la Galeria de B
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