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Rufino Tamayo

[Mexican Painter, 1899-1991]

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Original works by Rufino Tamayo available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City (in Spanish)  

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteRufino Tamayo at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Women of Tehuantepec, 1939

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Fumador, 1949

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Figura Blanca Desnuda, 1950

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina

Crocker Art Museum, California
Laughing Woman, 1950

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Hombre con Baston (Man with Stick)

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Works on Paper" and navigate to work #32

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Uomini, 1958

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
The Painter, 1960

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Dos Personajes Atacados Por Perros (Two People Attacked By Dogs), 1983

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
L'homme devant l'infini, 1950

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Virtual Museum of Canada
Pátzcuaro, 1921

Virtual Museum of Canada
Paisaje con rocas, 1925

Virtual Museum of Canada
Las músicas dormidas, 1950

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRufino Tamayo at The Artchive

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Arte Latinoamericano
Mujer con los brazos en alto, 1983
El Hombre de la Flor, 1989

Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
2 works online when last checked

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
El Hombre, 1978

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Jeanne Moreau, 1965

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Rufino Tamayo  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- "A new exhibition is helping to put the bold, color-drenched works of the great Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo in the forefront of collectors' minds"

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"Rufino Tamayo Color Lithograph, ca.1975"

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