Revolutionary Mexican Artists

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Revolutionary Mexican Artists Revolutionary Mexican Artists With the Mexican Revolution complete, art and culture emerged into popularity. The art stressed the beauty of human life and the deep-rooted culture of Mexico. It was almost a cry out for their independence and a way for artists to show their passion for their culture and history. Among the most influential artists of the time were Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Frida Kahlo, whom together painted a picture of Mexico’s suffering and history. Diego Rivera was born in 1886 in Mexico. He was a very young man when began to develop his talent at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City. Rivera would become a major player in the Post-Impressionism movement of art during the early 1900’s. He would eventually marry fellow Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in 1929. At the time of his popularity he was seen as a legend of art. He is most famous for painting massive murals that told stories of Mexico’s history and the Mexican Communist Party,
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Higgins during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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