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José Clemente Orozco
20th Century Modern Mexican Social Realism Painter
Mexican, (November 23, 1883–September 7, 1949)
Death
September 7, 1949, Mexico City, Mexico

Exhibition History
2006 - 2007: "Mexico and Modern Printmaking: A Revolution in the Graphic Arts, 1920-1950," Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2006: "Modern Mexican Masters," Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida
2006: "Beyond Borders-Mexican Art Inspires 20th Century Art," Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
2006: "Body Politics: Figurative Prints and Drawings from Schiele to De Kooning," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2005: "Coleccion Femsa - Una Mirada Continental," Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
2005: "Mexican Masters," Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2005: "Mexikanische Moderne," Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg, Austria
2004: "Titans of Modern Mexico," Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas
2004: "Clemente Orozco," Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas
2004: "Selections - 20th-Century Latin American Art in the VMFA Collection," Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
2003: "La Vida en Marcha-Mexican Prints from the Permanent Collection," The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
2003: "Diego Rivera and Twentieth Century Mexican Art," Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
2002: "7 Dilemas," Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
2002: "Latin America on Paper," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
2002: "Jose Clemente Orozco-The Drawing of Prometheus," Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California
2001: "Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera & Mexican Modernism," National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
2001: "Siglo XX - Grandes Maestros Mexicanos - Batallas al amanecer," Museo de Art Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
2000: "Sol y Vida - Mexican Modern Art: 1900-1950," National Gallery Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2000: "Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Twentieth-Century Mexican Art," Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California
1999: "Mexican Works on Paper from the Museum's Collection," Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
1999: "Mexican Modern Art - 1900-1950," The Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Canada
1998: "Drawing in Latin America," Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
1998: "Masterworks on Paper from the Collection of George Hopper Fitch," The de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
1996: "J.C. Orozco, A Small Tribute," Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York, New York
1984: "A Homage to Orozco," National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois
1981: Museum of Modern Art (Modern Art Oxford), Oxford, England
1978: "Jose Orozco and Diego Rivera: Drawings and Prints," Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada
1947: Retrospective, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
1930: Delphic Studios, New York, New York
1916: "The House of Tears," Libreria Biblos, Mexico City, Mexico

Collections
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Connecticut

Work History
1948 - 1949: Muralist, Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City, Mexico
1947 - 1948: Muralist, National school for teachers, Mexico City, Mexico
1942 - 1944: Muralist, Hospital de Jesus, Mexico City, Mexico
1941: Muralist, Supreme Court of Justice, Mexico City, Mexico
1940: Muralist, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
1940: Muralist, Gabino Ortiz Library, Jiquilpan, Jalisco, Mexico
1936 - 1938: Muralist, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
1934: Muralist, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
1932 - 1934: Muralist, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
1930: Muralist, New School for Social Research, New York, New York
1930: Muralist, Pomona College, Claremont, California
1923, 1926: Muralist, Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, Mexico City, Mexico
1914 - 1915: Cartoonist, "La Vanguardia" political newspaper, Veracruz, Mexico
1910 - 1916: Cartoonist, "El Hijo de Ahuizote" magazine, Mexico City, Mexico
1910: Editor, "Testerazos," Mexico City, Mexico

Education
1906 - 1910: Art and architecture studies, Academia de San Carlos, Mexico City, Mexico
1897 - 1904: Agronomist and cartographer training, Mexico City, Mexico

Born
November 23, 1883, Ciudad Guzman (Zapotlan el Grande), Mexico


Artist Objects

Woman 2002.56


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