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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 (Mexico City, Mexico)
New York / Mexico book and magazine illustration, caricatures, and mural painting
* Book Illustration
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Magazine/Periodical Illustration or Cartoons
* Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
* Set Design:Theater, TV, Movie, Stage, Scenery Painting

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

* Art Deco
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* Realist, Realism, Representation, Naturalism

* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Caricature
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views

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

Art Association
* Society of Illustrators-

* Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant

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

Added Description
* Caricature Specialty
* COLLIER'S Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer
* Commercial Art, Advertising
* Illustration Specialty
* LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
* Mural Specialty
* NEW YORKER Illustration, Cartoon and/or Photography
* Printmaking Specialty
* Self Taught
* VANITY FAIR Illustration and/or Photography
* VOGUE Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer

* Latin American

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939, 1940

Exhibition of Art Association
* Society of Illustrators

Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago

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