Julio Larraz is a Cuban artist born in Havana in 1944.
After moving to Miami at an early age, Larraz and his family moved up the east coast of the United States, eventually landing in New York City. It is here that he gained much of his painting techniques.
He is a painter, sculptor, printmaker, and caricaturist known for his mastery of realism.
He is considered as one of the most important contemporary Latin American artists.
Larraz currently resides in Miami, Florida.