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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

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
3 works online when last checked

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Heavenly Bodies, 1946

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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
Cabeza

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

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

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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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

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
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San Diego Museum of Art, California
The Somnambulist, 1954

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

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 500

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

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(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 in 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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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


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