Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City

Coordinates: 19°25′32.59″N 99°10′54.64″W / 19.4257194°N 99.1818444°W / 19.4257194; -99.1818444
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Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo
Entrance to the museum
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City is located in Mexico City Central
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
Location in central/western Mexico City
EstablishedMay 29, 1981; 42 years ago (1981-05-29)
LocationPaseo de la Reforma 51 Bosque de Chapultepec Mexico, MX 11580
Coordinates19°25′33″N 99°10′54″W / 19.42572°N 99.181716°W / 19.42572; -99.181716
DirectorMagalí Arriola

Museo Rufino Tamayo is a public contemporary art museum located in Mexico City's Chapultepec Park, that produces contemporary art exhibitions, using its collection of modern and contemporary art, as well as artworks from the collection of its founder, the artist Rufino Tamayo.

Museo Tamayo - architecture


The museum's collection is divided in two groups: the modern fund which was collected mostly by Olga and Rufino Tamayo, and a contemporary fund that was created in the 1990s and that has been expanded continuously thanks to the donations of artists that have exhibited in the museum and other commissioned artworks.

The modern collection is striking for the list of major artists represented in it: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Francis Bacon, Jean Dubuffet, Fernand Léger, Wifredo Lam, Pierre Soulages, Frank Auerbach, Alexander Calder, Eduardo Chillida, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Josep Guinovart, Barbara Hepworth, Hans Hartung, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, René Magritte, Manolo Millares, Robert Motherwell, Georgia O´Keeffe, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Mark Rothko, Antoni Tàpies, Joaquín Torres García, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, among others.[1]

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  1. ^ "Colección". Retrieved 2021-11-13.

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