Adolfo Best Maugard
- Category : 1891-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Identification 1
Mexican painter, art historian, film director and screenwriter, who founded the universalism method in drawing. His book, Método de dibujo: Tradición, resurgimiento y evolución del arte mexicano (Drawing Method: Tradition, Resurgence, and Evolution of Mexican Art) would explain the seven elements in drawing. The Best Maugard method was fundamental to the modernist aesthetic in Mexico. His style and method was a proposal for defining mexicanidad (Mexican-ness).
He died on 25 August 1964, aged 73, in Athens, Greece.