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Roosters

Artist(s):
Daniel Barajas, Roosters

Project Description

Roosters is a semi-autobiographical painting of a man portrayed with empathy and vulnerability rather than traditional markers of physical strength. The flat coral background features silhouettes of roosters, a symbol often linked with masculinity, in a color associated with peace and tranquility.

Daniel Barajas, Roosters

Daniel Barajas, Roosters

About the Artist

Daniel Barajas, a Mexican-American visual artist, received his BFA in Drawing and Painting from California State University, Long Beach in 2018. He has a professional background in design and illustration. Barajas uses the human form as his subject, aiming to capture the fragility and melancholy of man.