Francisco Mora (painter)
Francisco Mora was born in 1922 in the central-western state of Michoacán His father was a weaver, musician, and Mexican artist. In 1941, Mora relocated to Mexico City where he began exhibiting with the Taller de Gráfica Popular, a communal graphics workshop founded by artists Leopold Méndez, Pablo O'Higgins and Luis Arenal that built on Mexico’s rich tradition of political printmaking in order to advance revolutionary political and social causes.
In 1947, Mora married renowned African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, with whom he exhibited widely.
Francisco Mora died in 2002.
- Prignitz, Helga (1992). El Taller de Gráfica Popular en México 1937–1977. Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. LCCN NE544.6.T34 P754.
- Listings for over 300 works produced by Francisco Mora during his time at the Taller de Gráfica Popular can be viewed at Gráfica Mexciana.
- Francisco Mora on Artnet
- Works by Francisco Mora at Davidson Galleries
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