Art in Context (6-Part): Mexican Muralism in Perspective (1920-1970) (Part 2)

Presented by art historian Annalee Andres with Guest Lecturer Valerie Taylor, PhD.

This course will focus on the formation and careers of the three prominent artists of the movement known as los tres Grandes--Jose Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Week 2: Two key figures in the early formation of the Mexican muralists: Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913), the master of Mexican print-making and Gerardo Murillo (1875-1964) the director of the Academy of San Carlos known as Dr. Atl.


Location: Kershaw Auditorium 

Price: Members FREE | General $12


TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail or call 714.567.3677.
Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons: "Gran calavera eléctrica" (Grand electric skull) "Print shows large skeleton hypnotizing a group of skulls and a sitting skeleton; an electric street car, with skeletons as passengers, is in the background." "1 print on white fabric : relief etching ; 21.4 × 34 cm. (sheet)." Created by José Guadalupe Posada. 

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February 3, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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