Art: Siqueiros Rides Again

It was almost as if Gyp the Blood had wired that he would be a house guest. In Mexico City last week David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of Mexico's Big Three mural-ists,* revealed that he is about to visit the U.S. on the last lap of an "Art for Victory" tour of the American continents. Muralist Siqueiros (pronounced See Kay-ros), who was arrested for leading an armed attack on the Mexico City hideaway of the late Leon Trotsky which resulted in the kidnapping murder of the late Sheldon Harte, Trotsky's U.S. secretary, will visit Manhattan...

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