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October 27, 1987| Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo has been named Honorary French Member of the Arts by the French ambassador to Mexico, Jacques Alain de Sedouy. The honor is awarded to "exceptional people who have been distinguished in the creation and propagation of culture both in and outside of France," Sedouy said, calling Tamayo "one of the greatest creators of contemporary artistic language." Italy, Spain, Argentina and the United States have also bestowed artistic honors on the octogenarian artist.

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