Biography

Rufino Tamayo Bio English

Sandias (Watermelons), 1969

lithograph

22 x 30 inches

(Mexico, 1899 - 1991)

 

Rufino Tamayo was a great formal innovator, both as a colorist and as a master of the nuances of surface and texture. As a figurative artist, he created a unique synthesis of European Modernism and the ancient arts of Mexico. His themes include the transitory nature of civilization, and man's longing for the eternal.

Artworks

Rufino Tamayo
Rufino Tamayo
Rufino Tamayo Estela
Rufino-Tamayo-Frutero-con-manzanas
Rufino-Tamayo-Hombre-en-gris
Rufino-Tamayo-Hombre-en-la-ventana
Rufino-Tamayo-Hombre-en-rosa
Rufino-Tamayo-Hombre-en-gris
Rufino-Tamayo-Hombre-con-pipa
Rufino-Tamayo-Sandias
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