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 Miguel Covarrubias  (1904 - 1957)

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About: Miguel Covarrubias
 

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Lived/Active: New York / Mexico      Known for: book and magazine illustration, caricatures, and mural painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Miguel Covarrubias
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1904 (Mexico City, Mexico)
- 1957
New York / Mexico book and magazine illustration, caricatures, and mural painting
Ethnicity
* Latin American

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* Society of Illustrators

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago

  
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Magazine Illustration and/or Cartoons
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Set Design:Theater, TV, Movie, Stage, Scenery Painting

  
Media
* Charcoal
* Crayon
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Pen and Ink
* Tempera
* Watercolor, Watercolour

  
Styles
* Art Deco
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist

  
Subjects
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Caricature
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Hawaiian Islands and/or South Seas, Tahiti
* Mexico and/or Central America

  
Art Association
* Society of Illustrators-

  
Awards/Recognition
* Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Added Description
* Caricature Specialty
* Illustration Specialty
* LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
* Mural Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty
* Self Taught

  
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The Rice Granary
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