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Gerardo Murillo
Birth: Oct. 3, 1875
Death: Aug. 15, 1964

Artist. Born on October 3, 1875, in Guadalajara, Mexico, he was a painter and writer known as "Dr. Atl". He studied at the Fine Arts Academy of Mexico City and was given a grant from President Diaz to go to Europe to expand his art work. There, he was influenced by the impressionist movements then in vogue and won a silver medal in the Salon de Paris for a self-portrait in 1903. He later returned to Mexico and painted the first modern mural in Mexico, in 1910. By the 1920s, he was busy painting murals, wrote a landmark book titled, Mexican Popular Art and taught other artists of the new Mexican art revolution. Turning his style to illustrating Mexican life in the countryside, he also pioneered the method of landscape art by painting vast tracts of Central Mexico as though seen from an airoplane. In 1956, he received the Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor for art and the National Arts Award in 1958. He died on August 15, 1964, in Mexico City. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Panteón Civil de Dolores
Mexico City
Cuauhtémoc Borough
Distrito Federal, Mexico
Plot: Rotonda de Hombres Ilustres
 
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Record added: Dec 17, 2000
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Gerardo Murillo
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- Janis Coleman
 Added: Oct. 3, 2016
Descanse en Paz, Gerardo. Voy a verlo en el Cielo.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: May. 1, 2009
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