Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
Artistas / Mexico / XXth century / Zapotec

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Painter, muralist Born in Oaxaca; lived in Mexico City Orphaned by 1911, he moved to Mexico City to live with an aunt who sent him to commercial school. Tamayo began taking drawing lessons in 1915 and by 1917 had left school to devote himself entirely to the study of art. In 1921 he was appointed head of the Department of Ethnographic Continue reading

Francisco Toledo (b.1940)
Artistas / Mexico / Zapotec

Francisco Toledo (b.1940)

Born in Juchitan, Oaxaca He began working in Mexico in the Taller Libre de Grabado of the E.D.A., a subsidiary of the National Institute of Fine Arts. c.1959. He exhibited works in Mexico and Fort Worth, Texas in 1960 and then left to travel in Europe; met and worked with Stanley Hayter in Paris 1965. He returned to Mexico, began painting, lithography, engraving, sculpture, ceramics, and Continue reading