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The five most iconic Mexican master pieces – América tropical by Siqueiros

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The five most iconic Mexican master pieces  –  América tropical by Siqueiros
After being exiled from Mexico due to his political thinking, David Alfaro Siqueiros came to Los Angeles for six months. During this short period of time he finished 3 murals. The most outstanding was America tropical. David Siqueiros, just like other muralist of the time, had communist ideals and he...

Silvestre Revueltas, one of the most important Mexican musicians of all time

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Silvestre Revueltas, one of the most important Mexican musicians of all time
He was a Mexican composer, violinist, and orchestra director, considered one of the most influential musicians of all time in Mexico. Revueltas started as a violinist and orchestra director, his composition artwork was developed quite late in his career, in the early 30’s, most likely influenced by Carlos Chavez, who was assisted by Silvestre between 1929 and 1935.

The five most iconic Mexican master pieces – El Hombre en el cruce de caminos by Diego Rivera

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The five most iconic Mexican master pieces – El Hombre en el cruce de caminos by Diego Rivera
The famous Mexican muralist was contracted by Nelson Rockefeller in the 30’s to create a mural for the Rockefeller Center in New York. The masterpiece was not finished because Rivera included Lenin in it, this caused the rejection of the Rockefeller family and they decided to destroy the mural.
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