Mario Ybarra | the artist




The artist Mario Ybarra
Born 1973, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art,


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In his installations and community-based projects, Mario Ybarra Jr. reimagines the possibilities of “contemporary art that is filtered through a Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles,” as he told the LA Times…
Los Angeles-based artist Mario Ybarra Jr draws attention to forms of culture that exist in the margins of the mainstream. Verging on the pseudo-anthropological, Ybarra’s work examines hidden cultural histories: often alluding to or parodying the street culture of West Coast US…
"I make contemporary art that is filtered through a Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles. It’s not my goal to learn Nahuatl but to speak Cantonese."
In his installations and community-based projects, Mario Ybarra Jr. reimagines the possibilities of “contemporary art that is filtered through a Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles,” as he told the LA Times…


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