Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899-1991
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Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899-1991
1,338 followers
High auction record
$7m, Christie's, 2008
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Rufino Tamayo,
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
2016
MOLAA At Twenty: 1996–2016,
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach
Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950,
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and …

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Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and Mexican folk motifs in his paintings and prints. Tamayo, admired the works of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Henri Matisse, developed a strong interest in pre-Columbian art while working at the National Museum of …

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