"América Tropical" (1932) by David Alfaro Sequeiros 

and 20 "Bloc of Mural Painters" [unnamed]

 
FULL TITLE:   "América Tropical:  Oprimida y Destrozada por los Imperialismos" 
[source:  Wikipedia

DESCRIPTION: 
19.7-foot by 98.4-foot fresco mural on cement wall
History:  Partially whitewashed in 1934; completely whitewashed circa 1938; documented, protected and preserved between 1971 and 2012.  
The fresco was re-opened to the public in 2012, coinciding with the establishment of the América Tropical Interpretive Center.
 
LOCATION:  second floor exterior wall of the Italian Hall, Olvera Street, El Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA

 The fresco is now only fully visible 
 from a second-level viewing area 
 at the América Tropical Interpretive Center.  
 Special viewing hours are seasonal.








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