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GALAN, Julio (<i>born</i> 1958), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALAN, Julio (born 1958), Painter

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Mexican, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active also active in the USA.

Born 1958 or 1959, in Muzquiz (Coahuila).


As a young man, Julio Galan moved to Monterrey in northern Mexico. From 1978 to 1982 he studied architecture.

Galan was an admirer of Frida Kahlo and his painting shows similarities with her work. He uses themes of popular and Mexican Catholic imagery but always with a Surrealist irony,

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