Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
Martin Ramirez (1895-1963) was a Mexican outsider artist who spent most of his adult life instituionalized in a California mental hospital, diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic. He developed an elaborate and highly idiosyncratic iconography, and since his death his works have become among the most highly valued examples of outsider art.
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details