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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