Rafael Coronel is active/lives in Mexico. Rafael Coronel is known for figure, portrait, animal easel and mural painting.
Biography Rafael Coronel
by Jeffrey Morseburg
Rafael Coronel is one of Mexico's most recognized artists and a major figure in Mexican cultural life and, especially the life of his native state of Zacatecas. While he came of age in an era when the Mexican Muralists dominated the Mexican art scene and as abstraction was just becoming popular, he followed his own path, finding inspiration in sources as diverse as the work of the El Greco (1541-1614), the Baroque Era, as well as the works of Francisco Goya (1746-1828) and Francis Bacon (1909-1992).
In his iconic works he has forged a style where his subjects seemed to be suspended between fantasy and reality. Coronel's works have been exhibited fr
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