Artist Birthdays December 29 – DAVID ALFARO SIQUEIROS

DAVID ALFARO SIQUEIROS (Dec. 29, 1896 – Jan 6, 1974)

  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Mexican Mural Movement, Social Realism
  • ARTiFact: He was one of the three founders of the modern school of Mexican mural painting (along with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco).
  • Artist Quote: “The artist must paint as he would speak. I don’t want people to speculate what I mean, I want them to understand.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): From the Dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz to the Revolution – The People in Arms, 1957.

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