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Francisco Toledo

Mexican Zapotec painter

Died when: 79 years 50 days (949 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Francisco Toledo

Francisco Benjamín López Toledo (17 July 1940 – 5 September 2019), known as Francisco Toledo, was a Mexican Zapotec painter, sculptor, and graphic artist.

In a career that spanned seven decades, Toledo produced thousands of works of art and became widely regarded as one of Mexico's most important contemporary artists.

An activist as well as an artist, he promoted the artistic culture and heritage of his home state of Oaxaca.

Toledo was considered part of the Breakaway Generation of Mexican art.


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