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Artist Profile

Alfredo de Batuc

b. 1950

The Los Angeles-based artist Alfredo de Batuc was born in Mexico in 1950, and studied at the Academia de Artes Plasticas in Mexico. As a painter, his work is often layered in visual and allegorical complexity, attained through layers of colors which form a rich surface and philosophical, political, spiritual, and erotic symbolism. The city of Los Angeles is an important motif in his work, and the Los Angeles City Hall is a recurrent subject in his paintings.

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Work

Works in Our Collection

Alfredo de Batuc
Seven Views of City Hall
Ten-color serigraph, 1987
40 x 26 inches paper, 35 3/4 x 24 inches image
Gift of Rene and Norma Molina and Museum Purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency
1992.031.046