(1918 - 1987)
Luis Covarrubias was active/lived in Mexico. Luis Covarrubias is known for painting.
Biography Luis Covarrubias
With an engineer father art lover and brother painter, Luis Covarrubias developed in the pictorial medium by family influence. He left his career as a bacteriologist chemist to experiment with plastic arts with his older brother Miguel, archaeologist, ethnologist and notable painter who supported him in this career, being his assistant in the execution of murals concerning Mexican archeology. Thus, he gradually developed a passion for culture, which motivated him to study Mexican handicrafts, music, dance and textiles, some of them being published by leading publishers. In addition, his close friendship with Diego Rivera and Jose Clemente Orozco, influenced to make murals, among which stand out those of the National Museum of Anthropology a
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