Raul Lara Torrez
(1940 - 2011)
Raul Lara Torrez was active/lived in Bolivia, Argentina. Raul Torrez is known for easel and mural socio/politcal themed painting.
Biography Raul Lara Torrez
Raúl Lara Torrez (December 17, 1940 - August 22, 2011) was a Bolivian painter and muralist whose works have high social content. He won different prizes including the "Bicentennial of the birth of the liberator Simón Bolívar" and the first place of the II Biennial of Art INBO.
Raúl Lara Torrez was born on December 17, 1940 at the San José de Oruro mining center. He started in the arts at age 11 in the workshop of his brother Gustavo Lara, nine years older than him, who lent him some watercolors and gave him a landscape to paint. Raúl Lara Torrez showed his brother his talent immediately. At age 14 he moved to northern Argentina where he made an exhibition with the folklore theme of Oruro and Jujuy. Thanks to this show the poet Doming
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