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Colour and transparency

I first read about “transparency” in Rudolf Arnheim’s Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye (updated version, 1974) . I must have absorbed the basic idea, because I applied it without realising when I painted an  175 more words

No 374 Rufino Tamayo

“Art is a means of expression that must be understood by everybody, everywhere. It grows out of the earth, the textures of our lives, and our experience.” Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican painter active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences, died on June 24, 1991.


Junio 2016

Sexto mes de año…
Junio es un mes lleno de momentos importantes para nuestro país, sería en 1939 cuando el buque Sinaia arribaría a Veracruz con 599 Pasajeros para formar parte de una nación que los recibía con los brazos abiertos. 119 more words

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Virtual Re-visit to the art of Rufino Tamayo

A few years ago, 5 to be exact, I was visiting Mexico D.F. on a whim and made a short stop to one of my favorite museums, el Museo Rufino Tamayo. 287 more words