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Mexican Muralism: The Work of Diego Rivera

Mexican Muralism: The Work of Diego Rivera

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

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Mexican Muralism: The Work of Diego Rivera

Image Credits

Giotto, Arena Chapel, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scrovegni.JPG, Diego Rivera, Creation, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/25876167@N08/6934980195/sizes/m/in/photostream/ , The Distribution of Arms, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/litrate/2446732926/ , Night of the Poor, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/58741800@N06/7633855158/ , Night of the Rich, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamikazecactus/3796434440/sizes/m/in/photostream/, Posada Catrina Calavera, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calavera_garbancera.png, Orozco, Hidalgo, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hidalgo_de_Jos%C3%A9_Clemente_Orozco.JPG, Orozco, The Franciscan and the Indian, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Franciscanos1OrozcoSICDF.JPG

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Calavera

    "Skull" in Spanish, but also refers to images of skeletons that are used during Day of the Dead.

  • Day of the Dead

    A Mexican holiday focused on remembering through celebration of loved ones who have passed away. 

  • Corrido

    A genre of Mexican songs that tells the history of communities and encourages political activism.