Artist Birthdays December 29 – DAVID ALFARO SIQUEIROS
DAVID ALFARO SIQUEIROS (Dec. 29, 1896 – Jan 6, 1974)
- Nationality: Mexican
- Field: Painting
- Art Movement: Mexican Mural Movement, Social Realism
- ARTiFact: He was one of the three founders of the modern school of Mexican mural painting (along with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco).
- Artist Quote: “The artist must paint as he would speak. I don’t want people to speculate what I mean, I want them to understand.”
- Notable Artwork (shown below): From the Dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz to the Revolution – The People in Arms, 1957.