Francisco Benjamin Lopez Toledo
(1940 - 2019)
Francisco Benjamin Lopez Toledo was active/lived in Texas, New York / Mexico. Francisco Toledo is known for fantasy animal and people painting, prints, collages, tapestries, ceramics.
Biography Francisco Benjamin Lopez Toledo
"Francisco Toledo, Celebrated Mexican Artist and Arts Philanthropist, Dies at 79," Online Obituary of The New York Times, By Jonathan Kandell, Sept. 6, 2019
"He drew on his indigenous Zapotec heritage in his art and used his prestige to preserve the culture of his native Oaxaca.
Francisco Toledo, the celebrated Mexican artist and cultural philanthropist who drew on his indigenous pre-Colombian heritage to create striking works suffused with shamanistic animal imagery, died on Thursday. He was 79.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico announced the death on Twitter, calling Mr. Toledo “a true defender of nature, customs and traditions of our people.” No other details were given.
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