Rufino Tamayo, ‘Femme Au Collant Noire (Woman with Black Tights)’, 1969, Print, Color Lithograph, bG Gallery
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Rufino Tamayo

Femme Au Collant Noire (Woman with Black Tights), 1969

Color Lithograph
30 × 22 1/2 in
76.2 × 57.2 cm
Edition 11/150
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Santa Monica
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Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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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 Archaeology in Mexico City. He reacted against the political overtones of the Mexican muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco; instead, he was concerned with form and symbolism, and combining Mexican styles with Cubism and Surrealism. He was also active in the development of Mixografia, a printmaking technique used to create deep textured effects.

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About the work
Exhibition history
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Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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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 Archaeology in Mexico City. He reacted against the political overtones of the Mexican muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco; instead, he was concerned with form and symbolism, and combining Mexican styles with Cubism and Surrealism. He was also active in the development of Mixografia, a printmaking technique used to create deep textured effects.

Rufino Tamayo

Femme Au Collant Noire (Woman with Black Tights), 1969

Color Lithograph
30 × 22 1/2 in
76.2 × 57.2 cm
Edition 11/150
.
Contact For Price
Location
Santa Monica
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Other works from Art/World Mexico
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