(1905 - 1982)
Juan O'Gorman was active/lived in United States, Mexico. Juan OGorman is known for murals, architecture.
Biography Juan O'Gorman
Juan O'Gorman (1905-1982) was a multi-talented artist who created works in Mexico throughout the twentieth century. Known primarily as an architect, Juan O'Gorman is also known for his painted and mosaic murals for which he received many accolades.
Juan O'Gorman was born the eldest son of an Irish father and a Mexican mother. His father, Cecil Crawford O'Gorman, was a well-known Irish painter. O'Gorman graduated from the architecture school at the National University in Mexico City. While a student, O'Gorman was inspired by the rationalist influence of his teachers in Mexico and European architects. During his architectural studies, O'Gorman also discovered the writings of Le Corbusier in his book, Towards a New Architectu
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