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Siqueiros' Mural - "America Tropical"

Once whitewashed because of its controversial content, this mural has been conserved by the Getty... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Joan H
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San Bernardino, California
Very good cultural find and explanation

If you think public mural graffiti is solely a modern art form, it has been around Los Angeles for... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Grover R
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Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Once whitewashed because of its controversial content, this mural has been conserved by the Getty Conservation Institute. Artist David Alfaro Siqueiros' mural "America Tropical" is now on display for public viewing on the second Floor of the historic Sepulveda House in the heart of El...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If you think public mural graffiti is solely a modern art form, it has been around Los Angeles for 100 years. For those familiar with Miami, this may have been the original Wynwood. This historic mural was discover on the Side of a building during...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

The actual artwork is hard to see as it has barriers around it for the preservation works however access is gained through the Sepulveda building. But this exhibition is worth a visit and talks through the controversial nature of piece.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 31 March 2014

This mural was controversial and painted over and forgotten. David Alfaro Siqueiros completed the work in 1932. The people commissioning the work expected something lively, instead they got a work critical of US business interfering with Central and South America. The work was whitewashed over...More

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