Oscar Murillo is a contemporary artist from Columbia. Oscar Murillo was born in La Paila, Columbia in the year 1986. His family moved to London when the artist was ten years of age.
Murillo attended the University of Westminster. The artist went on to earn a M.F.A. from the Royal College of Art located in London, England. In order to put himself through college the artist took a job cleaning office buildings at night.
Below we visit a show featuring the work of Murillo that took place in 2013:
The artist sometimes involves performance art in the creation of his larger works.
Murillo’s work has often appeared in high profile Contemporary Art auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s.
Below a great interview with Oscar Murillo:
The artist is now based out of London, England.
Price range information: Larger original works by Murillo can reach as high as $400,000.
I enjoy the level of abstraction found in the work of this artist. Especially when Murillo combines the abstraction with text.