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.
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