Art: Red & Hot

In the heady old days of the Mexican Revolution, stormy Communist Painter David Alfaro Siqueiros used to complain loudly that he was always the fall guy for his comrades: "Let Orozco draw a strong cartoon; Siqueiros was arrested." With the death of Orozco in 1949 and then Diego Rivera in 1958, Siqueiros at 63 is today the sole survivor of the Big Three. Living quietly in his Mexico City mansion with his wife Angelica, downing highballs of unproletarian Scotch (at $18 a fifth), Siqueiros has been turning out portraits at top prices, putting...

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