Raúl Guerrero and his painting of The Whaling Bar. Photo By Kinsee Morlan

Raúl Guerrero’s bar paintings capture contemplation and inspiration

By Kinsee Morlan for the San Diego CityBeat on September 15, 2014

San Diegan heads to Paris for an exhibition featuring watering holes and the creative people who visit them...For 13 years, artist Raúl Guerrero has been capturing the dim, snug and unpretentious atmosphere of dive bars on his canvasses. Like a lot of work in the longtime artist's portfolio, the oil paintings are allegorical narratives that aspire to highlight interesting snippets of the history and culture of the Americas...

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