Post-Revolutionary Mexico in the 1920s developed a vital tradition of mural art that became a vehicle for education and political expression. In the United States, New Deal arts programs provided for the painting of murals in public buildings, but interest in the art form faded during World War II and after. With the emergence of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Hispanic artists turned to murals as part of their heritage and began producing works, especially in cities of California and Texas. El Paso is one of those ...

Colors on Desert Walls: The Murals of El Paso 1998, Texas Western Press

ISBN-13: 9780874042368

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