Monthly Archives: September 2014

Restoration: “Mitin Obrero” (Workers’ Meeting) by David Alfaro Siqueiros, in Los Angeles.

David Alfaro Siqueiros has been widely known to have been interested and to have had a strong influence on the political and social dimensions of art. This was due to the fact that he grew up in Mexico with radical … Continue reading

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Hybridity: its definition and its place in our reading of artwork

The definition of hybrid found in the Encyclopedia Britannica includes subheadings of genetics, mythology, chemistry, cars, and optometry. The concept of hybridity when applied to culture conveys elements of all of these definitions, including positive elements such as diversity, and … Continue reading

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