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Luis Barragan

 (1914 - 2009)
Luis Barragan was active/lived in Argentina.  Luis Barragan is known for abstract, figurative and surrealist painting.

Biography   Luis Barragan


Luis Barragán (December 17, 1914 – July 25, 2009) was an Argentine painter of the Abstract, Figurative, and Surrealist schools.

Luis Barragán was born in Buenos Aires in 1914, and studied at the National Art School and the Ernesto de la Cárcova School of Fine Arts.

He secured his first gallery exhibition in 1939 as a member of the Orion Group. The Orion Group, which he founded with Vicente Forte, Orlando Pierri, Leopoldo Presas, Ideal Sánchez, and art critic Ernesto Rodríguez, became the leading local exponent of Surrealism in art. Art gallery catalogs featuring images of Barragán's canvases would feature his signature phrase: "In art, each work, as it is being created, will make its own rules."

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