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View Resource An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life

Mexican Muralist David Afaro Siqueiros, (1896-1974), collected over 11,000 photographic images as research materials for his artwork, often sketching on top of photographs, and asking photographers to stage scenes that would later appear in his work. Siqueiros wanted this archive made available to other artists for inspiration, and wrote, "Nothing can give the [artist] of today the essential...

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