Alberto Mijangos

Alberto Mijangos (born July 25, 1925, Mexico City – June 19, 2007 San Antonio, Texas) was a Mexican American performer and painter.

Mijangos was born in Mexico City. Mijangos dropped out of speculative in Mexico. However, he went on to study at the San Carlos Art Academy in Mexico City and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He witnessed Diego Rivera, considered one of Mexico's most flourishing artists, paint murals upon the country's National Palace.

Mijangos moved to the city of San Antonio, Texas, sometime in the 1950s. His paintings were abstracts that dealt as soon as social and spiritual issues. Mijangos began in action a little museum for the Mexican direction in San Antonio, Texas, in 1959. The downtown San Antonio museum has in the past become known as the Instituto de Mexico en San Antonio. After desertion the Instituto, Mijangos ran the Blue Door Gallery, and cutting edge Salon Mijangos, a little art school with a gallery space upon the south side of San Antonio.

Mijangos died on June 19, 2007, of lymphoma.

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