(1895 - 1963)
Martin Ramirez was active/lived in California / Mexico. Martin Ramirez is known for outsider art, naive figure and animal paintings, drawings, collage.
Biography Martin Ramirez
Martin Ramirez is labeled an "outsider artist" because he was
self-taught and seemed to be in a world totally unto himself. Of
him relative to this 'outsider' description, it was written: "One
reason his drawings always seemed so confounding, even to outsider-art
connoisseurs, was because no one was really sure if the women,
horsemen, buildings and trains that appear in them were pure products
of his imagination or portrayals of specific subjects in the real world
that had particular meanings for the artist. What was Ramirez
trying to express?"
Marked by a reverberating and
repetitive line, his drawings have an obsessive quality. Of the
300 plus extant works, the most recurring images are the horse
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