Museo Tamayo

Museo Tamayo

Mexico City
About
Founded in 1981, Museo Tamayo produces original exhibitions of the most representative aspects of the international contemporary art scene. In addition, it exhibits its modern and contemporary art collections as well as the oeuvre of its founder, the artist Rufino Tamayo.
​Since the late sixties, Rufino Tamayo (Oaxaca, 1899 - Mexico, 1991) began to acquire artworks to form a collection of international contemporary art. The artist donated this collection in order to provide the Mexican public with an approach to the art of the twentieth century and, with the same goal, to prompt the creation of the Museo Tamayo, which would house it. He worked closely with the architects Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro González de León in the design and construction of the museum. The building, since the beginning, was planned and considered as another piece of the collection. This cultural site was opened on May 29th, 1981 sponsored by Alfa Group and Televisa Cultural Foundation. Five years later, the museum became part of the national heritage under the administration of
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Jenna Gribbon, Luncheon on the grass, a recurring dream, 2020. Jenna Gribbon, April studio, parting glance, 2021. Jenna Gribbon, Silver Tongue, 2019