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A Mural Extravaganza in Mexico City

Ian Alteveer, Associate Curator, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art

Posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014

Daniel Lozano Maya

Mexico is, of course, renowned for its rich tradition of muralism, and we went straight from the airport to see some of the most splendid examples: Diego Rivera's extraordinary History of Mexico sequence installed in the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City. We've seen many more since that morning—it has been a mural extravaganza! At the Palacio de Bellas Artes we were lucky to go behind the scenes with Deputy Director Daniel Lozano Maya, who's shown here explaining Rivera's complex 1934 masterpiece Man, Controller of the Universe.

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  • charles spataro says:

    I would love to join all the avid admirers of art and culture in your trips, but the prices are not
    afffordable.. Sorry and enjoy..Charles

    The desired field is trip to Mexiico.

    Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:02 a.m.

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Ian Alteveer is an associate curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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