Jorge Artajo

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Jorge Artajo Muruzabal (born October 14, 1952) is a Spanish visual artist,[1] draftsman, writer, performer and social activist.


Muruzabal was born in Sádaba, (Zaragoza). Graduate in Media Studies and Communications by the Complutense University (Universidad Complutense) in Madrid. He was arrested several times in 1970 and 1972 during Franco's dictatorship when demonstrating in several campaigns against political repression and for Amnesty and Freedom, and was confined from several months at the Carabanchel Prison (cárcel de Carabanchel) in Madrid. As a painter and draftsman he has a great diversity of themes and stiles: From naive and colourful paintings to very dark drawings.

Illustrated books[edit]

Book covers[edit]

Shows and exhibitions[edit]


  • Virgo Potens y las ánimas (Virgo Potens and the souls). With Ana Rossetti
  • La búsqueda de Diógenes nos 1 y 2 (Diogenes Search # 1 & 2)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Robbins, Jill (January 1, 2006). "P/Herversions: Critical Studies of Ana Rossetti". Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea. Bucknell University Press. Retrieved July 31, 2011.