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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From the ranks of this creative elite came Adolfo Best Maugard, his imprint on Mexican culture more profound than that of many of the more talented painters who were his contemporaries.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In mid, he continued his studies in the United States, returning to Mexico in His drawing methods found their way into art education at Mexican schools in and overpupils were influenced by his drawing manual “Manuales y Tratados: He used the opportunity to put his developing theories into practice. 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.

Not only the pre-Columbian work had these elements, but the contemporary popular arts contained the same elements as the ancient work – even the brightly colored pulqueria paintings that were often ridiculed. He discovered there were repetitions of certain basic forms that he believed could be reduced to seven elements.

The book was well-reviewed and may still be an excellent resource book for anyone interested in studying the underlying principles of the decorative arts. He uses as an analogy the seven notes in the musical scale.

Tradition, Renaissance and Evolution of Mexican Artwas published in, children were given a copy free of charge to be used as a text book. When his book, Manuales y Tratados: Between andwhile researching the decorative traditions of various countries and eras, Best Maugard was also teaching drawing in several public schools. They weren’t required to remake the drawing but to make others – to go ahead in. In his book, Fig.

Designs from each of the seven elements can now be computer generated, and the children have a computer lab in their school where they are being trained to use this technology – not to replace traditional work but to expand its possibilities through experimentation.


And just in time to be part of the group mahgard Mexican intellectuals in search of a national identity. We are inseparable from our fictions dibkjo our features. Adolfo Best Maugard died in Athens, Greece on August 25,but his contribution to Mexican art continues to live in the country of his birth. Mexico this month – January Tony Burton Read about Mexico’s important historical events that have occurred during the month of January The euphoria of new beginnings brought out the best in creative vision from talent that fed on this intoxicating energy.

Adolfo Best Maugard

When the “Best Method” became an official part of the school curriculum, the academic traditionalists were enraged. Best Maugard was born in Mexico City injust in time to be of age when the old regime of Porfirio Diaz crumbled and Alvaro Obregon was elected president. This was the genesis of the Best Maugard method. Published or Updated on: As a young man, he was commissioned by the famous anthropologist Franz Boas to do illustrations of pre-Hispanic materials being excavated from the Valley of Mexico.

This national training institution 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. These geometric forms combine and mix to make all things imaginable that could be produced.

At the Secretariat of Public Education he was director of the department for art education between and El Grito – September 15 or 16? A contemporary and colleague of such great artists as Diego Rivera, Miguel Covarrubias, Carlos Merida, Rufino Tamayo and Roberto Montenegro, he was in the front lines of those looking to bring forward the rich cultural heritage of Mexico’s pre-colonial past. Later, he went to Europe to study early decorative art in European museums and found the same characteristics.

He uncovered seven elements: In he was representative of the department of fine arts of the council for primary education.

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In his method was suppressed, but it had already done what it set out to do. This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


The student was allowed to make mistakes. Maigard of the pieces dated as far back fe 2, years ago. If lines were twisted, forms inexact, proportions off, it didn’t matter. His method is strictly about aestheticism and its formal qualities, and not their symbolic content. He sought to reveal scientific laws relevant to all social phenomena and understanding the development of human society as a rising progression from the savage or primitive state to modern civilization.

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It permitted them to create freely instead of endlessly copying plaster models cibujo order to produce photographic reproductions. Mexico this month – November Tony Burton Read about Mexico’s important historical events that have occurred during the month of November He confronted Mexican folk art and added modern and rational stylistic elements to his paintings, which often included figurative caricatures.

During his time as an assistant to Gamio, he catalogued and drew more than two thousand ceramic objects selected by Boas.

Inhe directed the filming of “Humanidad” Humanity and in” La Mancha dibuko Sangre ” The blood spot based on his se script, which was mautard performed in June He went on to say that the art of these children in drawing and composition was better than the pictures of some who considered themselves quite important in the art field. Best Maugard had laid the foundation for a system of drawing that would profoundly influence the next generation of artisans and would continue influencing Mexican craftsmen to this day.

Adolfo “Fito” Best Maugard.

The Best Maugard method was fundamental to modernist aesthetic in Mexico. Mexico this meodo – October Tony Burton Read about Mexico’s important historical events that have occurred during the month of October The Best Maugard system advised students to draw everything without shading and perspective, thus freeing them from the unnecessary persistence of realism.

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