Born in 1915 in Jalisco.
Anguianoís name is linked to the two most important artistic movements in 20th century Mexico, muralism and the "taller de Grafica Popular" (Popular Graphics Workshop). Both movements share not only an aesthetic proposition but revolutionary conception of the place of art in society. The Mexican School of Painting attempted to make art accessible to the people and depict their reality.
Social Realism found in the style of the Mexican School of Painting which was dominated by him and his contemporaries, Roberto Reyes Perez, Jesus Guerrero Galvan and Diego Rivera.
His most celebrated contribution to the style is found in the Ministry of Public Education in Mexico City. "Encuentro de Dos Mundos o El Mestizaje del Pueblo Mexicano" (Encounter of Two Worlds or the Mestizaje of the Mexican People). The mural compliments his 12 previous murals such as ìEl Mundo Maya" (The World of the Maya) and "La Nuevas Generaciones" (The New Generations). Yet, unlike many of his social realism contemporaries, Anguiano did not stay fixated in the art style. Forever influenced by the Mexican School of Painting, Anguiano stretched his boundaries which ...