En esta etapa creó su Método de Dibujo de Best Maugard Teresa del Conde y Enrique Franco Calvo dicen en su. Get this from a library! Metodo de dibujo.. [Adolfo Best-Maugard]. Manuales y tratados, metodo de dibujo: tradición, resurgimiento y evolución del arte mexicano. Front Cover. Adolfo Best-Maugard. Departamento editorial de la.

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We are inseparable from our fictions – our features. He founded the universalism method in drawing. From his studies on primitive decorative art, Best Maugard observed that all primitive peoples used the same forms of representation to depict natural phenomena.

Best-Maugard was a good friend of Rosa Covarrubias and Miguel Covarrubias and had several contacts to artist and poetry groups in the United States. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At the Secretariat of Public Education he was director of the department for art education between and A review of Tony Burton’s newest book.

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He used the opportunity to put his developing theories into practice. It opened to them the chance to merodo form and color. This national training dinujo for Mexican technical arts and education is now doing exchange programs in Chiapas, Oaxaca and Dolores Hidalgo, helping to bring the pre-Hispanic creative traditions of these communities into the twenty-first century as well by integrating the legacy of Adolfo Best Maugard with the magic of computers.

They took to the method with enthusiasm. A subsequent trip to Merida to introduce his ideas again produced excellent results.

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His method is strictly about aestheticism and its formal qualities, and not their symbolic content. Adolfo “Fito” Best Maugard. Published or Updated on: Metodk Best Maugard died in Athens, Greece on August 25,but his contribution to Mexican art continues to live in the country of his birth.


Studying the pieces very carefully, Best Maugard began to grasp the linear elements that constituted indigenous decorative art.

Adolfo Best Maugard

His style and method was a proposal for defining mexicanidad Mexicanness. He uses as an analogy ,etodo seven notes in the musical scale. They weren’t required to remake the drawing but to make others – to go ahead in. These geometric forms combine and mix to make all things imaginable that could be produced.

It was re-issued by Dover Press in and is available through Amazon. In his early maugarv Best made some detailed illustrations of prehispanic metovo findings in the Valley of Mexico for Franz Boas.

Only now, Best Maugard has moved into the twenty-first century. Each of these artists went on to become far greater painters than Best Maugard, but each of them was influenced by his discoveries and subsequent re-definition of the “rules” of art.

He realized they were present in all primitive art. They declared war, but the system prevailed to the delight mefodo the students. A history of courage, intrigue and unlikely friendships Reviewed by Rita Pomade The United States and Mexico struggled through volatile years of suffering and carnage to become unified nations.

In he removed to Mexico ,etodo he taught at the upcoming plein-air painting schools. The Best Maugard method was fundamental to modernist aesthetic in Mexico. Their art was exhibited in the United States and caused a stir. On a trip to the Yucatan in he could already see the results of his pedagogical method.


It permitted them to create dibuo instead of endlessly copying plaster models in order to produce photographic reproductions. As a young man, he was commissioned by the famous anthropologist Franz Boas to mmaugard illustrations of pre-Hispanic materials being excavated from the Valley of Mexico.

Retrieved from ” https: And just in time to be part of the group of Mexican mauugard in search of a national identity. This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat He uncovered seven elements: Archived from the original on The euphoria of new beginnings brought out the best in creative vision from talent that fed on this intoxicating energy.

Best Maugard painstakingly copied thousands of these pre-Columbian decorative pieces which the ancient tribes of the Valley of Mexico had used to adorn their households and ritual objects. Mexico this month – November Tony Burton Read about Mexico’s important historical events that have occurred during the month of November Tradition, Renaissance and Evolution of Mexican Artwas published in, children were given a copy free of charge dibuoj be used as a text book.

He conceived his theory of the seven basic elements of Mexican art through his time as an assistant to archaeologist Gamio. Views Read Edit View history. El Grito – September 15 or 16?

This oil painted portrait belongs to the current collection of the Museo Nacional de Arte [3].