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Augusto Marin

 (1921 - 2011)
Augusto Marin was active/lived in Puerto Rico.  Augusto Marin is known for mural painting, sculpture, lithography, silkscreen.

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Augusto Marin

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Augusto Marin was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1921, and became well known in Puerto Rican as a painter of the 20th century. At the age of twelve his talent earned him a scholarship to study painting at the workshop of Spanish artist, Sánchez Felipe. While serving in the Army during World World II (1943-1945), he created Polito, a comic strip published in the newspaper El Mundo. Marin used this strip to describe the experiences of the Puerto Rican soldier and his daily life in the American military.

From 1949 to 1955 he took courses in advanced studies in painting, drawing and design at the Arts Students League of New York, under the tutelage of Harry Stenberg, Ivan Olinsky, John Corbino and Reginald Marsh. Marin co  ...  Displaying 750 of 4512 characters.



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About  Augusto Marin

Born:  1921 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died:   2011 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Known for:  mural painting, sculpture, lithography, silkscreen