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RAYO, Omar (<i>born</i> 1928), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RAYO, Omar (born 1928), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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Colombian, 20th century, male.

Born 1928, in Roldanillo.

Painter, engraver, illustrator.

Op Art.

Omar Rayo began his working life in Bogotá as a magazine illustrator, then travelled widely to study in different parts of South America. He had several exhibitions in Colombia between 1948 and 1954; from 1960 to 1966 he lived and worked in New York. His work was included in the exhibition Colombian Art,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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