"América Tropical" (1932) by David Alfaro Sequeiros 

and 20 "Bloc of Mural Painters" [unnamed]


FULL TITLE:   "América Tropical:  Oprimida y Destrozada por los Imperialismos" / "Tropical America:  Oppressed and Destroyed by Imperialists" 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.
 
THE PUBLIC ART:
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DETAIL:
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HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE PLAQUE:


CLOSEST ACCESS FROM THE VIEWING PLATFORM:
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LOCATION:  
second floor exterior wall of the Italian Hall, Olvera Street, 
El Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA

NOTE:  The fresco is now only fully visible 
 from a second-level viewing area 
 Special viewing hours are seasonal.
[VIEWING HOURS 2018]