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Tag: Benito Juárez

  • Auction Preview

    Latin American Art Auction

    As president of Mexico from 1861 to 1872, Benito Juárez repelled a foreign invasion from the Archduke of Austria and pursued democratic reforms. One of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Latin American Art Auction, presented by Morton Subastas, is a portrait of Juárez painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros. The…

    JOSÉ GARCÍA NAREZO, Muchacho sentado contemplando un grupo de caballos, Signed and dated 1981, Oil on canvas
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: David Alfaro Siqueiros

    Morton Subastas to Present Portrait of Benito Juárez by Mexican Muralist In the midst of the Great Depression, David Alfaro Siqueiros traveled to New York for a radical anti-fascism workshop called the American Artists’ Congress. Siqueiros taught the attendees about experimental painting techniques, as well as his ideas about activism…

    Artist to Know David Alfaro Siqueiros-1