Anguiano, Raúl

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Anguiano, Raúl Gender: M
José Raúl Anguiano Valadez
born on 26 February 1915 at 19:20 (= 7:20 PM )
Place Guadalajara, Mexico, 20n40, 103w20
Timezone LMT m103w20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°25' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°49 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°06'

Raúl Anguiano ("Fascismo y clero, enemigos de la cultura," 1936)
photo: Eduardo Ruiz Mondragón, license cc-by-sa-4.0


Mexican painter who was part of the “second generation” of Mexican muralists which continued the tradition of Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros but experimented with it as well. Anguiano was born during the height of the Mexican Revolution, which would inspire a majority of his mural painting. He studied painting in his hometown of Guadalajara before moving to Mexico City to begin his career. His first major exhibition was held at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, at age 20. His works include over 100 individual and collective exhibitions with 50 murals, mostly in Mexico and the United States. As he continued his artistry with aspects of the Mexican muralism movement, he also experimented with other styles such as Cubism, Surrealism and Expressionism, with themes such as clowns and prostitutes. However, his most famous painting is “La espina” (The thorn) which depicts a Mayan woman digging a thorn out of her foot with a knife. His later works concentrated on depicting Mexico in vivid colors and traditional imagery. He died on 13 January 2006, aged 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Amor, Pita (born 30 May 1918)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Jalisco state archives, copy on file, which gives birth date of 5 March 1915, registered on 15 March 1915. However, his biography (and other reference works) give 26 February 1915. It seems that his parents may have falsified the date to meet legal obligations of registering his birth late.

The biography Raúl Anguiano, 1915-2006 by Raúl Anguiano (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2006), page 152: "1915 Nace Raúl Anguiano Valadez en Guadalajara , Jalisco , el 26 de febrero . Es el primogénito de diez hermanos del matrimonio de José Anguiano Peña y Abigail Valadez."


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Family : Childhood : Family large
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Eldest of ten)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Art)