Homage to Siqueiros


homage to Siqueiros

homage to Siqueiros

Photo by Daniel Del Solar

Location: Self Help Graphics 

Address: Cesar Chavez Ave. and Gage Ave.  Los Angeles, CA
Artist: Eva Cockcroft and Alessandra Moctezuma (and D. A. Siquieros) 
Area: East L.A./Monterey Park

José David Alfaro Siqueiros (December 29, 1896 in Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico - January 6, 1974 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico) was a social realist painter, known for his large murals in fresco that helped establish the Mexican Mural Renaissance, together with works byDiego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, and also a member of the Mexican Communist Partywho participated in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Leon Trotsky in May 1940.