Marcos Raya

"Drugs on War" Red, Green, Blue Surrealistic Abstract Contemporary Collage 2005



Mixed Media


Contemporary abstracted collage by Mexican artist Marcos Raya. Mixed media collage depicting a Latina woman in a traditional dress holding what appears to be a newborn in a blanket. The woman's image is juxtaposed on top of a background depicting a cornfield under war. Collage is surrounded by a cut out of a green patterned border. Work is signed by artist in the front bottom right. Framed in a natural wooden frame.

Artist Biography

Marcos Raya (born 1948 Guanajuato, Mexico) is a Mexican artist based out of Chicago, Illinois. He became known in the Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen for his street murals. Born in Mexico, Raya spent the first 16 years of his life there before moving to the United States with his mother and siblings.

Dimensions With Frame

H 32.75 in. x W 26.75 in. x D 1.5 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 30 in. x W 24 in.