Jesus Rafael Soto bio

Birth Name: Jesus Rafael Soto

Occupation: Sculptor

Place Of Birth: Venezuela

Date Of Birth: June 5, 1923

Date Of Death: January 14, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Venezuelan

Jesus Rafael Soto was born on the 5th of June, 1923. He was famous for being a Sculptor. Remembered for his work in the kinetic art and optical art genres, Soto is perhaps most famous for his Penetrables sculpture series. His work appears in permanent collections at New York’s Guggenheim Museum and Museum of Modern Art and at London’s Tate Gallery.

Jesus Rafael Soto was born in Venezuela. A talented artist from a young age, he painted numerous movie posters during his childhood and teenage years. He went on to train at Caracas, Venezuela’s Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Artes Aplicadas (School of Fine and Applied Arts). In the early 1970s, a museum dedicated to his artwork was established in his native Venezuela.

Jesus Rafael Soto was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jesus Rafael Soto was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Jesus Rafael Soto is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jesus Rafael Soto’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jesus Rafael Soto’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Jesus Rafael Soto was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Jesus Rafael Soto
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jesus Rafael Soto was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jesus Rafael Soto was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Jesus Rafael Soto had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jesus Rafael Soto’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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