5 Press Releases

Tag: David Alfaro Siqueiros

  • 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…

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  • Exhibitions

    Beyond the wall: a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show

    Whitney Museum exhibition will explore the enduring influence of artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros on US counterparts including Jackson Pollock and Philip Guston José Clemente Orozco’s Mexican Revolution work Barricade (1931) Photo: Courtesy of the Whitney Museum of American Art; © The Estate of Philip Guston, courtesy McKee Gallery The…

    Beyond the wall- a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show
  • Auction Preview

    Latin American Art Auction

    In the upcoming Latin American Art Auction presented by Morton Subastas, many Latin American artworks will take the spotlight. This sale will celebrate the region’s art and culture over several decades through a variety of sculptures and paintings. Leonora Carrington’s  Le livre de chevet (The bedside book) is an oil…

    CAROL MILLER, Cipactonal y Oxomoco, from the "Los dioses de bronce" series, 1983
  • Art Guide

    Brief History of Mexican Art

    In our next  Mexican Art Auction,  we celebrate the diversity of the art of this country, that is, of the art created in national territory, either by Mexican or foreignartists  , to which Mexico likewise fell in love with its unique color and diversity. We invite you to this brief tour guided by some of…