Bio

The American pop artist Mel Ramos was born in 1935 in Sacramento, California. Early 60s Mel Ramos painted superheroes from comic books in striking colors and thick pigment. Soon afterwards, his work was included in the “Pop Goes The East” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Houston. His first solo exhibition took place in 1964 at the Bianchini Gallery in New York. His work figuring naked pin-ups was created afterwards in 1965. Looking at women in magazines Ramos combined them with ads from known brands. With these images, he became world famous and created his typical style that is sought after worldwide.

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