• Mexico City

    Since the decline of the Muralist Movement (Orozco and Rivera) and the unfolding of the highly individual talent of Rufino Tamayo, Mexico has suffered a lack in painting. Certainly new prophets were expected but did not materialize. The generation of Anguiano and Chavez Morado failed to produce a genuine talent and there was little else besides the youngsters tirelessly treading the same well-worn path of naturalism and anecdotal painting, employing motifs copied and enlarged from the murals and repeated and exploited to depletion. It is true that in the beginning the artists banded together

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