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Mexican Muralism

Mexican Muralism

Author: Aleisha Olson
Description:

This lesson will provide an introduction to the Mexican Muralism movement and the work of Diego Rivera.

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Tutorial

This lesson discusses the importance of Mexican Muralism in the history of modern Mexico, focusing on the work of Diego Rivera.

Notes on "Mexican Muralism"

Citations:

Image of Rivera, Distribution of Arms, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rivera-the-arsenal.jpg; Image of Rivera, Man at the Crossroads, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mexico_-_Bellas_Artes_-_Fresque_Riviera_%C2%AB_Man_at_the_Crossroads_%C2%BB.JPG; Image of Posada, Catarina Calavera, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Posada2.Catrina.jpeg

 

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