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    Introduction
    Melvin John Ramos (July 24, 1935 – October 14, 2018) was an American figurative painter, specializing most often in paintings of female nudes, whose work incorporates elements of realist and abstract art. Born in Sacramento, California, to a first generation Portuguese-Azorean immigrant family, he gained his popularity as part of the pop art movement of the 1960s. Ramos is "best known for his paintings of superheroes and voluptuous female nudes emerging from cornstalks or Chiquita bananas, popping up from candy wrappers or lounging in martini glasses". He was also a university art professor.
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    Q930286
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    Introduction
    Ramos is known for paintings that paired nude female figures with consumer products. He is considered to be a major figure in the Pop art movement.
    Nationality
    American
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Painter
    Names
    Mel Ramos, Melvin John Ramos
    Ulan
    500012930
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    Works

    10 works online

    Exhibitions

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