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Portrait of José Eduardo Barajas. Courtesy of PEANA and the artist

José Eduardo Barajas

Born in 1990, Mexico City, Mexico

Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico


José Eduardo Barajas (b. 1990, Mexico City) lives and works in Mexico City. Barajas approaches painting and drawing as a discipline to monitor luminous atmospheres, color patterns, and emotional climates. Referencing various pictorial traditions, popular motifs, and technical processes, he reconstructs fragments of collective memory and personal memories. His work is based on contrasts such as, abstraction and figuration, panoramic views and close-ups, dynamism and stillness. He is a graduate o...Read more