Best Known For
Rufino Tamayo was a 20th century Mexican artist who focused on printmaking, paintings and sculpture, utilizing influences outside of his home country.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, on August 26, 1899, Rufino Tamayo was a largely self-taught artist who was influenced by an array of international ideas which informed his depictions of Mexican culture. He garnered acclaim with paintings like "Women of Tehuantepec" and was also known for his printmaking and sculptures. With two museums in his home country named for him, Tamayo died on June 24, 1991.
© 2014 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
Included In These Groups
Famous Virgoans 598 people in this group
Famous Painters 163 people in this group
Famous Sculptors 44 people in this group
profile name: Rufino Tamayo profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.