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  • Siqueiros mural 'America Tropical' to reopen in 2012-13. Maybe.

     
    Writing about Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros' famously censored 1932 mural "America Tropical" a while ago, I noted that a talented team from the Getty Conservation Institute was in the process of helping to restore a critically important piece of....
  • L.A.'s long-running Siqueiros affair

     
    An attempt to restore David Alfaro Siqueiros’ mural, “America Tropical,” to public view on Olvera Street is one of the longest-running art stories in Los Angeles. It’s also the longest-running commitment of the Getty Conservation Institute....
  • Mexican American cultural center in downtown L.A. sets 2011 opening

     
    Several years in the works, downtown Los Angeles' new Mexican American cultural center, known as LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, has set an opening date for April 15, 2011. The cultural center will occupy space in the historic Vickrey-Brunswig......
  • 'America Tropical': A forgotten Siqueiros mural resurfaces in Los Angeles [Updated]

     
    A significant artwork from the Mexican muralism movement has sat unseen for more than 70 years, whitewashed soon after it was completed to mask its political content, on a second-story exterior wall of a historic building in Los Angeles. David Alfaro...
  • City Hall considers tax credit for hiring L.A. residents

     
    Muralist David Siqueiros gets his due in L.A.: Friday is the opening of the Autry Museum's Siqueiros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied exhibit. The exhibit, one of several Siqueiros related event this month, features more than 100 works and materials........