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Tradition / Vanguard

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The graphic work of Rufino Tamayo || Tradition and the avant-garde are two forces that make up parallel streams in Rufino Tamayo's rich body of work. This artist from Oaxaca was on the receiving end of an ancient cultural inheritance and had the grit to expand and converse about his work with the boldest, cutting-edge European artists. With unique shapes and colors, he achieved recognition as one of the most influential contributors to Mexican Art.

Author: Rufino Tamayo

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Inter-American Development Bank
Servicio Nacional de Sanidad
Bardo Comunicación
University of Guadalajara
Black Coffee Gallery
Secretary of Culture of the city of Tlaquepaque
CONAFOR, Mexico's National Forestry Commission
Tec de Monterrey (ITESM)