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Francisco Zúñiga

(Mexican, 1912–1998)

evelia con batón by francisco zúñiga

Francisco Zúñiga

Evelia con Batón, 1976

32,000 USD

Biography

Timeline

1912
Born in Guadalupe, San José, Costa Rica
1931
Awarded the First Painting Prize and the Second Sculpture Prize at the National Exhibition of Plastic Arts, San Jose, Costa Rica
1935
Awarded the First Sculpture Prize, National Exhibition of Plastic Arts, San Jose, Costa Rica
1936
Studied at the Escuela de Talla Directa, Mexico City, Mexico
1938 - 1970
Taught at La Esmeralda, School of painting, sculpture and print, Mexico City, Mexico
1957
Acquisition Prize, Sculpture Annual, Mexico City, Mexico
1958
Awarded the prize in sculpture by the Mexican National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
1984
Received the Kotaro Takamura Prize, Third Sculpture Biennial, Japan
1992
Received the National Award for the Arts, Mexico
1998
Died in Mexico City, Mexico

Exhibitions

2013
Intersections - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
The Legacy Project - Museo de las Américas, Denver, CO
2012
Francisco ZÚÑiga - Museo Nacional de Arte - MUNAL, Mexico City
2008
Francisco Zuñiga, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2007
Francisco Zuniga: Woman as Icon - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Francisco Zuñiga, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
El Muséo de Arte (MARTE), El Salvador, CA
2002
Francisco Zuñiga, Pasquale Iannetti Art Galleries, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1998
Meredith Kelly Latin American Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Retrospective, The National Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1997
Sinaloa College, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
Museum of the Archbishop, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1995
Oaxaca Contemporary Museum, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1994
Airport Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
National Homage, The Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)

Public Collections

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Ponce Museum of Art, Pince, Puerto Rico
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Muséo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Literature

2006
Zúñiga, Ariel. Catalogue Raisonné, Francisco Zúñiga, Volume III: Drawings (1927-1970) & Volume IV: Drawings (1971-1989). Mexico: Fundacion Zúñiga Laborde, 1999
2003
Zúñiga, Ariel. Catalogue Raisonné, Francisco Zúñiga, Volume II: Oil Paintings, Prints & Reproductions. Mexico: Fundacion Zúñiga Laborde, 2003
2002
Prampolini, Ida Rodriguez. Ida Rodríguez Prampolini. Mexico: Fundacion Zúñiga Laborde, 2002
2001
Zúñiga, Ariel. Francisco Zúñiga Travel Sketches 1. Mexico: Fundacion Zúñiga Laborde, 2001
1999
Zúñiga, Ariel. Catalogue Raisonné, Francisco Zúñiga, Volume I: Sculpture. Mexico: Fundacion Zúñiga Laborde, 1999
1980
Echeverria, Carlos. Francisco Zúñiga. Mexico City: Misrachi Art Gallery Editions, 1980
Sheldon Reich. Francisco Zúñiga, Sculptor: Conversations and Interpretations. Tucson: Tucson University Press, 1980
1969
Chumacero, Ali. Francisco Zúñiga. Mexico City: Misrachi Art Gallery Editions, 1969