Vol.1, no.3 The avant-garde in the architecture and visual arts of Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Keywords: Mexico, modernism, architecture, mural art, politics

 

Abstract: A reconsideration of the political role of 20th century modernist architecture in Mexico and its combination with mural art. Starting with Bruno Zevi’s dismissal of Mexican modernism as ‘Mexican Grotesque’, this paper argues it a tool for political propaganda.

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