Alfredo Zalce Obituary
Mexican painter Alfredo Zalce, 95, died, just a week after his birthday. A month ago he got the award "El Tlacuilo" from the Salón de la Plástica Mexicana. He was born in Patzcuaro, in the state of Michoacan, on January 12, 1908. During his early years he became friends with Mexico’s older great artists, including Rivera, Tamayo, Siquieros, Orozco, and Kahlo. He founded art schools and organizations which still function and are of current importance.