Oscar Murillo (Mexico/America, 1940 – 2017)
Untitled (abstract), late 20th century
Oil painting on canvas
Artist’s estate stamp to the verso
From the artist’s estate
Oscar Murillo was a prominent figure in the 1960s and 1970s Los Angeles art scene. Born in Mexico, he immigrated to the United States and settled permanently in the San Fernando Valley. He studied at San Fernando Valley State College (known today as Cal State Northridge) and received his Bachelors and Masters of Fine Arts. Murillo remained active in his community, teaching art and exhibiting his art in galleries in San Fernando Valley, CA and Santé Fe, NM.
- cracks throughout thicker areas of white paint; small area of lifting paint to the right edge; patch to the upper left edge of the canvas; abrasions and nicks to the frame particularly to the corners.
- measures frame.