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Rufino Tamayo

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Rufino Tamayo was born in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1899. He is pure Zapotec Indian. An orphan, he emigrates to Mexico City in 1911. After having studied painting at night school, he enters the Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City in 1917, that he leaves after only a few months to teach himself. Nominated head of the design section of ethnography at the National Museum of Archeology in Mexico City, it is . . .

5 work(s) available

Cabeza con pajaros
Lithograph
Torso of a young...
Lithograph
Black Venus
Lithograph
Without title 1,...
Lithograph
The negress
Lithograph

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
Rufino Tamayo : Grafica-Prints 1925-1991 , par J. C. Pereda, Ed. Turner, 2005 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Rufino Tamayo par E. Genauer, Harry N. Abrams Publishers, New York, 1974
  • Rufino Tamayo par J. Corredor-Matheos, Ediciones Polgrafa, Barcelone, 1987
  • Los Murales de Tamayo par J. C. Pereda, Landucci Arte Editores, Mexico, 1997
  • Tamayo par T. Del Conde, Ed. Bulfinch Press, Etats-Unis, 2002
To read from the artist :
  • Rufino Tamayo : 70 ans de cration , Muse dArt contemporain, Mexico, 1968
Website :
www.museotamayo.org/

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Art movements

  • + SINGULAR ARTISTS / XXme sicle /
  • + MURALISM / 1922-1960 / Diego Rivera, Fernando Leal, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Jos Clemente Orozco, Juan O'Gorman, etc.
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