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SF and Mexico Join Forces to Preserve Diego Rivera Mural

May 17, 2011 | 5:51 pm

SF and Mexico Join Forces to Preserve Diego Rivera Mural

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San Francisco City College’s “Pan American Unity Mural” is Diego Rivera’s largest contiguous work of art. It’s sprawling in size AND content. There are images of Yaqui Deer Dancers and early California gold miners, heavy engines of the industrial age, and front and center is Frida Kahlo — who remarried Rivera in San Francisco while […]

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April 15, 2011 | 1:42 pm

Replica of Mission Dolores Mural, Over 200 years Old, Goes on Display

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In 2004, archaeologist Eric Blind and artist Ben Wood found a mural concealed behind an altar at Mission Dolores. The mural was painted sometime between 1791 and 1796, when the Ohlone and other local Native Americans are thought to have built the church. Painted on plaster, the mural is covered over with abstract patterns and […]

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