- BIRTH DATE:
August 26, 1899
- DEATH DATE:
June 24, 1991
School of Fine Arts in Mexico City
- PLACE OF BIRTH:
Oaxaca de Juárez,
- PLACE OF DEATH:
- Full Name:
Rufino Arellanes Tamayo
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Rufino Tamayo was a 20th century painter who was famous for combining Mexican folk themes and modern European surrealist imagery.
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Rufino Tamayo was a 20th century painter who studied art in Mexico and spent much of his life in New York. Artists such as Picasso and Matisse greatly influenced his work. He combined Mexican folk themes with the Surrealist and Cubist styles of the day, often in vibrant colors and textured surfaces. After an exhibit in 1950, he gained international fame. He also produced sculpture and murals.
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