Monday, February 27, 2017

Mexico .... The murals of Diego Rivera in the National Palace, Mexico City

Time constraints did not allow us to visit all the main venues showing off the Rivera murals, however, the ones we saw were very satisfying and we came away knowing why Diego Rivera is known as one of the greatest muralists ever. The details in his murals are so vivid and each little area seems to be loaded with a  tome of  Mexican history,  pre-colonial, during and after.  Simply wonderful!

Some pics from my camera are below.  The websites at bottom have extensive pics and wonderful titbits on the murals.

In a small segment of an extensive mural, Diego Rivera shows the much hated Bishop Diego de Landa, the burner of the Mayan codices and other works,



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