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From Diego To Day Glo or How The Mexican Muralists Wrote History

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An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Unit Exploring the Mexican Muralists and Their Contributions to History, from Diego Rivera to Contemporary Chicano Artists. Murals have been an important part of Mexican art from pre-Colombian times to the present. This interdisciplinary/integrated unit is designed to introduce students to the Mexican muralists and investigate the evolution of mural art from the pyramids to present-day Chicano and urban murals in the United States. Students will understand the timelessness of mural art and its role as a means of expression.