Art: Trigger Men

Free on bail in Mexico City last week was the fieriest Mexican muralist of them all, David Alfaro Siqueiros. In 1922, when he was a baby-faced revolutionist, Siqueiros organized and ran the famed Syndicate of masons and painters (Charlot, Orozco, Merida, Montenegro, de la Cueva, Rivera) who revived true fresco in America. Since the dispersal of that illustrious company, Sparkplug Siqueiros has led strikes in Mexico, preached socialist esthetics in Manhattan, fought in Spain as a colonel in the Loyalist Army. When he returned from the war last month he vowed to settle...

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