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With muralism, Mexico’s rich tradition of public art extends well beyond its borders

Muralism in Mexico represents one of the world’s great art movements. Sparked partially by a trio of renowned painters in the 1920s, Mexico’s vibrant tradition of public art now reaches well beyond its borders — and into our own times. Jeffrey Brown reports for Canvas, our ongoing arts and culture series.

Note: This story was produced before the widespread international response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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© 2020 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York |© 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City | © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City | Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution | National Archives | Ford Motor Company | Whitney Museum of American Art | Saner, Lalix

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