Jose Cruz Reyes
(1914 - 1991)
Jose Cruz Reyes was active/lived in Mexico. Jose Reyes is known for sculpture.
Biography Jose Cruz Reyes
He was a sculptor and Mexican teacher, graduated of the Academy of San Carlos and pertaining to the then Institute of Ethnographic Investigations of the UNAM. In 1940, he worked as a teacher with Francisco Zúñiga in the School of Sculpture and Direct Carving. He also collaborated with Guillermo Ruiz in various works for the state of Michoacán, commissioned by Lázaro Cárdenas, as the monument to Jose Maria Morelos on the island of Janitzio and the sculpture consecrated to Gertrudis Bocanegra in Patzcuaro. He is currently considered one of the most representative Mexican sculptors of the 20th century.
Source consulted: site of the Ministry of Culture www.cultura.gob.mx
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