Juan Francisco Rodriguez Soriano
(1920 - 2006)
Juan Francisco Rodriguez Soriano was active/lived in United States, Mexico, Europe. Juan Soriano is known for abstract painting and large-scale animal/bird scultpure.
Biography Juan Francisco Rodriguez Soriano
One of Mexico's most important modern artists, Juan Soriano served as a link between the nationalist imagery of the Mexican muralists and the experimental vanguard of the 1950s and 1960s known as La Ruptura.
Juan Soriano was born in Guadalajara, son of veterans of the Mexican revolution. Something of a prodigy, he developed his distinctive style after moving to Mexico City when he was fifteen.
Institute of Fine Arts personnel compared Soriano with Mexican greats Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Maria Izquierdo.
Soriano was a member of the League of Revolutionary Writers and Artists, a group that opposed Nazism and fascism in Europe and spoke out against alleged injustices by the U.S. government in Latin America, part
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