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Now deteriorated Siqueiros' fresco once on wall of CalArts' predecessor institution—the Chouinard Art Institute

October 10, 2012
Los Angeles Times

Olvera Street's missing mural, then and now

What's missing from this picture? Until now, it was the picture.

The public has not laid eyes on this fresco since it was unveiled exactly 80 years ago -- and thereafter soon whitewashed -- that politically angry and anguished mural that David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of Mexico’s "big three" muralists, painted in Olvera Street in 1932.  Read story

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