Blanco Art Collection

Adolfo Quinteros

Buena Pesca by Adolfo QuinterosMedia: Wood Cuts
Themes: Mexicanidad

Adolfo Quinteros was born June 1, 1928 in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico. A scholarship from the State Government of Chihuahua enabled him to move to Mexico City to study art at San Carlos Academy from 1951 to 1955.

He was a member of the Taller de Gráfica Popular and Secretary General to the Taller, in 1960, and again 1963. He was part of The Mexican Fine Arts movement in 1957 and traveled to Czechoslovakia, USSR, RDA, and Holland in 1959.

He co-founded the Jardin Del Arte and its president from 1966 to 1967. He was the recipient of a number of Mexican and International Art Awards.

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April 20, 2008

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Fanny Rabel

Nino Indigena by Fanny RabelMedia: Wood Cuts
Themes: Mexicanidad

Fanny Rabel (also Rabinovich) was born August 27, 1922 in Poland. She lived in Mexico City.

In 1929 she initiated her education in France. She arrived in Mexico in 1938 and the following year she started taking night courses. She was a collaborator to David Alfaro Siqueiros in 1940. During the years from 1940 to 1945 she studied art in La Esmeralda, and from 1945 to 1948, at the School of Arts of the Book. She was also a collaborator to Diego Rivera in the Murals at Palacio Nacional in México City. In 1948 she was a founding member of the Society for the Improvement of the Fine Arts.

From 1949 to 1961 she was member of the TGP. In 1953 she was founding member of FNAP. En 1957 she painted the mural at the Israeli Sport Center. In 1959 she traveled to Europe and Israel. She also painted a mural at the National Anthropological Museum in Mexico City.

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