The artists in this show, were truly avant-garde in their social values, championing the underdogs of history when it was unfashionable to do so. Their politics and style became, in the late 1940s, the subject that dared not speak its name.
The Mexican Muralists Had a Vital Influence on US Art
"Vida Americana" at the Whitney tells a tale that should provoke some self-reflection in the present. It is undoubtedly true that Mexican people, the Mexican landscape, and Mexican culture are all inextricably linked to U.S. culture.