Title: Mexican Muralists

Grade Level:  7-12

Subject(s): Art, History

Overview:  Many famous artists emerged in Mexico through the medium of mural paintings.  In this exercise, students compare the works of three Mexican Muralists; Diego Rivera, Jose Orozco, and David Siqueiros.

Purpose:  To think about how the subjects, symbols, and style of painting can influence the impact of an artist's work.  

Objectives:  

Resources/Materials:

  1. Graphic organizer for noting observations of slideshow ______________.
  2. Slides of muralists' works.

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Tying It Together: