• José Clemente Orozco , Mexican Social Realist and Muralist

    3 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    On this day in 1883. José Clemente Orozco , Mexican Social Realist and Muralist
    Today's birthday guy is José Clemente Orozco. A few years ago I saw a show of his drawings down in San Jose and was so impressed by his bold vision. As with so many artists of the last century, he deserves to be better known. He was a Mexican social realist painter, who specialized in bold murals that established the Mexican Mural Renaissance together with murals by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and others.
    Orozco was the most complex of the Mexican muralists, fond of the theme of human suffering, but...
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