Morejos

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Morejos

David Alfaro Siqueiros
1896 – 1974

 

Rugged sculptured mountains struggle against a textured and scraped background and behind a flowing, mingling foreground in this small mixed-media work on paper by the Mexican muralist and revolutionary David Alfaro Siqueiros. Executed in 1967, the painting is a mixture of oil paints and pyroxylin, a substance related to guncotton, which dries with amazing speed.

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