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Tag: Dr. Atl

  • 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
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    Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Auction

    José Gerardo Murillo Cornado, better known by his pseudonym, Dr. Atl, was a key figure in Mexican social justice issues during the mid-20th century. Educated in philosophy and criminal law, he was known at the university where he worked as ‘the agitator.’ Through all of his political activities, Dr. Atl…

    GUILLERMO MEZA, The mine, Signed, monogrammed and dated 1963 front and back, Oil on canvas