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Mexican Muralism: The Work of Diego Rivera

Mexican Muralism: The Work of Diego Rivera

Author: Erin Aldana
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

Key Terms


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

Day of the Dead

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


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

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