detail their painting styles and their training and even specify how far they're willing to travel for a job.
As noted by the curator, Mexican 20th century art is "much more complex, pluralistic and prolific" than the works of the three great muralists
, and this show illuminates that point vividly.
The really good muralists
will not just paint, but have empathy and understanding and be able to translate a neighborhood on to the wall," Golden said.
Drawing inspiration from the powerful murals of Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros, Chicano muralists
adopted mythic Mexican symbols to evoke cultural pride.
The passage of time has lessened the political implications of their art, but the bold aesthetic and fervent resolution toward public art by this trio of muralists
The stirring murals are the result of a competition sponsored by Hilton Anaheim and MUZEO, Southern California's newest museum, to commission three talented muralists
for the unique opportunity to have their work seen by tens of thousands of hotel guests and the public.
is known for its history of Latino muralists
, so we are delighted that Blue Moon can help expand on SPARC's efforts to help preserve the city's colorful landscape.
For those who require more than peace and love, muralists
added phrases like "Rise Above" and "I Am Somebody" and a rendition of Tlaloc, the Aztec rain god.
In addition to building Cielo, the new-construction condominium rising on the Upper East Side, they have commissioned Richard Haas, one of the world's leading architectural muralists
, best known for his trompe l'oeil paintings, to paint a mural to bring to life the graffiti covered wall situated across the street from Cielo.
His editorial drawings on the social, political, and economic issues of his day (depression era soup lines, segregation, social inequality), are reminiscent of the politically charged work of Diego Rivera and other Mexican muralists
and of Francisco de Goya's caprices, which chronicled the vices of 19th-century Spain.
Along the way, the culinary cornerstone served as a basis for early civilizations, currency in the Portuguese slave trade and a metaphor for the nation among post-Revolution era muralists
In this rather hard to follow treatment of M exico, Sergei Eisenstein, and '30s socialist fervor, Fraser plays both a Russian revolutionary and Frances Flynn Paine, a New Yorker who backed the Mexican muralists
and thought that exposing them to the West might loosen their ties with the "Reds.