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COLUNGA, Alejandro (<i>born</i> 1948), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLUNGA, Alejandro (born 1948), Painter, sculptor

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Mexican, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948, in Guadalajara.

Painter, sculptor. Figures, scenes with figures, circus scenes.

In 1971, Alejandro Colunga gave up studying architecture in order to join a circus.

He depicts figures, magicians, imaginary creatures and incredible scenes which border on caricature and display elements of Expressionism, Surrealism and a fantastical imagination. His technique is very elaborate and displays a particularly rich appreciation of

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