Alvaro Obregon: Taking the Edge Off

President Alvaro Obregon
La Maestra Rural by Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera’s depiction of Zapata in all white with the masses at his back. A representation of ideological purity, never wavering from the struggle of agrarian reform.
Another work of Diego Rivera, depicting clear divisions of class and race.
A work by David Alfaro Siqueiros depicting Porfirio Diaz and those who enabled the inequality that led to revolution.
David Alfaro Siqueiros classic representation of the masses rising up in revolution.
Jose Clemente Orozco’s representation of sacrifice during the revolution.
Jose Clemente Orozco’s depiction of Zapata among the enemies of the revolution.



This is the course publication for HIST 466/566 at Western New Mexico University. Class members will contribute to and build our body of knowledge about the history of the Mexican Revolution.

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