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Murals by Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and Oswaldo Barra in Mexico by Tony Burton

'We REPUDIATE the so-called easel painting and all the art of ultra- intellectual circles because it is aristocratic, and we glorify the expression of Monumental Art because it is a possession.'" The manifesto issued by the Syndicate of Revolutionary Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers of Mexico in 1923

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Murals come to life in the Florence of Mexico: Guadalajara Tony Burton

In Guadalajara with a short time to spare after a business meeting or a long wait between flight? Even an hour or two will suffice to see something of the artistic heritage that Mexico's second city, G... read more
Published or Updated on: March 14, 2008 by Tony Burton © 2008
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Author of Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique (Sombrero Books, 2016),  Western Mexico, A Traveler's Treasury (4th edition, Sombrero Books, 2013) and "Lake Chapala Through the Ages; an anthology of travelers' tales" (Sombrero Books, 2008), available from all good book stores, and via his author's page at Co-author of "Geo-Mexico, the geography and dynamics of modern Mexico" (Sombrero Books, 2010). His blog is at

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