Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Julio Galan

 (1958 - 2006)
Julio Galan was active/lived in New York / Mexico.  Julio Galan is known for Neo-Expressionist painting.

Julio Galan

The following text was submitted and written by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher from Laguna Woods, California:

Julio Galan was born in 1959, the son of an influential family in Monterrey, Mexico.  He was something of a child prodigy, surrounding himself with a wall-to-wall make believe world of dolls.  His outrageous paintings based on colorful Mexican folklore combine a Frida Kahlo-like frankness with his own acute sense of melodrama.   

Galan spent a large part of his childhood on his grandfather's mining estate in Muzquiz, in the northern state of Coahuila, which has one of the largest bear preserves in the world.  That accounts for the powerful animism in his early work, alon  ...  Displaying 750 of 1720 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Julio Galan

Born:  1958 - Monterrey, Mexico
Died:   2006 - Mexico
Known for:  Neo-Expressionist painting