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Australian Left Review

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The Art of Siqueiros



On returning home to Mexico from Paris in 1922, Siqueiros took the road of public art, the art of vast walls and public places. It soon became apparent, however, that his revolutionary visions demanded dynamic rather than static sculptural solutions. He was attracted irresistibly to concepts of design fired by intense internal movement and energy, concepts which related him to the baroque stream within West European humanism.