Art: Chile con Siqueiros

One of the finest and most furious sets of murals ever painted in the Western Hemisphere was on view last week in the little city of Chilian (pop. 34,000) in Chile. An earthquake, an assassination, a jailbreak and a flight into exile had all conspired to produce them.

Death for the Invader—At each end of a spacious hall in the Escuela Republica de Mexico stood a volcanic panel in which huge figures, with muscles gleaming like polished automobile fenders, strove and squirmed in apocalyptic combat. In the north panel, symbolizing the history of...

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