The Mexican Revolution in Murals | El Paso, TejaztlaN

"The Principals of War"

El Paso, Texas (TejaztlaN) � El Paso�s International Museum of Art is opening a new exhibit dedicated to the Mexican Revolution on April 14. Veteran artist/author/historian Bill Rakocy, working with long-time colleague Mario Parra, have created a major exhibit of four indoor murals chronicling the people, events, and themes of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. An opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005.

The Mexican Revolution Room will be a permanent art gallery, and includes several display cases of artifacts related to the Revolution and that era, as well as a collection of photographs. Parra, one of Cuidad Juarez�s leading artisans, is completing a life-size sculpture of General Pancho Villa.

Rakocy call the murals �some of the best things I have ever done,� and has added to the exhibit many additional paintings of his related to the Revolution.

International Museum of Art
1211 Montana Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79902
915-543-6747 | Open Thursday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Detail from "The Technology of War"

Detail from "Madero Campground 1910-11"

"Diaz and Taft"

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