Related Murals

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    José Clemente Orozco
    Revolutionary Trinity, 1923 – 1924
    Fresco
    Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
    Images courtesy of Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014

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    José Clemente Orozco
    Aboriginal Races, 1926
    Fresco
    Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
    Images courtesy of Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Workers, 1926
    Fresco
    Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
    Images courtesy of Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014

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    José Clemente Orozco
    Prometheus (central panel), 1930
    Fresco
    Frary Dining Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, California

  • Image

    José Clemente Orozco and Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna
    Centaurs (east panel), date unknown
    Fresco
    Frary Dining Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, California

  • Image

    José Clemente Orozco and Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna
    Zeus, Hera, and Io (east panel), date unknown
    Fresco
    Frary Dining Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, California

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Epic of American Civilization: Ancient Human Sacrifice (panel 3), 1932 – 1934
    Fresco
    Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Epic of American Civilization: The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (panel 7), 1932 – 1934
    Fresco
    Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (left panel), 1936
    Fresco
    MUSA Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014
    Photo by: José Hernández Claire

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (central panel), 1936
    Fresco
    MUSA Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014
    Photo by: José Hernández Claire

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (right panel), 1936
    Fresco
    MUSA Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014
    Photo by: José Hernández Claire

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    José Clemente Orozco
    The Five Phases of Man, 1936
    Fresco
    MUSA Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014
    Photo by: Oscar Ramírez García

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    Man on Fire, 1939

    José Clemente Orozco
    Man on Fire, 1939
    Fresco
    Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
    Image courtesy of Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara
    Reproduction authorized by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2014

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This exhibition includes studies for several of Orozco’s most well-known murals. The modest lines of his preliminary drawings take on bold emotion in final form as figures in mural cycles at the following institutions.


Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

  • The Epic of American Civilization:
    Ancient Human Sacrifice (panel 3)
    , 1932 – 1934
  • The Epic of American Civilization:
    The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (panel 7)
    , 1932 – 1934

Pomona College, Claremont, California

  • Prometheus (central panel), 1930
  • Centaurs (east panel), date unknown
    (painted with Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna)
  • Zeus, Hera, and Io (west panel), date unknown
    (painted with Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna)

Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

  • The Five Phases of Man, 1936
  • The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (left panel), 1936
  • The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (central panel), 1936
  • The Rebellion of Man: The People and Their False Leaders (right panel), 1936

Instituto Cultural Cabañas
(formerly Hospicio Cabañas), Guadalajara, Mexico 

  • Man on Fire, 1939

Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
(formerly Escuela Nacional Preparatoria), Mexico City

  • Revolutionary Trinity, 1923 – 1924
  • The Workers, 1926
  • Aboriginal Races, 1926

 

With thanks to: 

Fundacion José Clemente Orozco

Pomona College, Claremont, California

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire

Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico 

Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City

INBA - Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura

Consulado General de México en San José

MUSA Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara

 

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