Painter Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo decimal birthdays

Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo

Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo birthday 5 August 1899 5 August 1899
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Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo, Painter, Mexico

Before glory

After his mother's death he moved to Mexico City to live with his aunt, where he spent a lot of time working alongside her in the city's fruit markets. In 1917 his aunt enrolled him at Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas at San Carlos to study art. In 1921, he began working for José Vasconcelos at the Department of Ethnographic Drawings and was later appointed head of the department.

About Rufino del Carmen Arellanes Tamayo

Mexican painter and printmaker of the mid-20th century who combined modern European painting styles with Mexican folk themes. He was known for his large-scale murals and vivid use of color.

Family Life

He was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. His father was a shoemaker and his mother a seamstress. His mother died of tuberculosis in 1911. He married Olga Flores in 1934 while painting a mural in Mexico City. From 1937 to 1949, they lived in New York. In 1959, they returned to Mexico permanently and built an art museum in his home town of Oaxaca, the Museo Rufino Tamayo.

Friends and colleagues

His contemporaries were José Clemente OrozcoDiego RiveraOswaldo Guayasamín, and David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Fast facts

While living in New York City in the 1940s, he instructed Helen Frankenthaler at the Dalton School. He also met Henri Matisse at an exhibition in Brooklyn in 1928.

 
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19 October 2022 45,000 days
19 October 2022 1,080,000 hours
19 October 2022 64,800,000 minutes
11 November 2022 3,890,000,000 seconds
29 November 2022 1,081,000 hours
5 December 2022 1,480 months
27 December 2022 64,900,000 minutes
10 January 2023 1,082,000 hours
27 January 2023 45,100 days
21 February 2023 1,083,000 hours
6 March 2023 65,000,000 minutes
6 March 2023 3,900,000,000 seconds
3 April 2023 1,084,000 hours
7 May 2023 45,200 days
15 May 2023 1,085,000 hours
15 May 2023 65,100,000 minutes
26 June 2023 1,086,000 hours
30 June 2023 3,910,000,000 seconds
23 July 2023 65,200,000 minutes
5 August 2023 124 years
6 August 2023 1,087,000 hours
15 August 2023 45,300 days
17 September 2023 1,088,000 hours
1 October 2023 65,300,000 minutes
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