La Malinche [detail of mural] by Rivera. She was Cortes' lover and translator and, as such, arguably facilitated the conquest of Mexico. Osvaldo, our contributor from Mexico, introduces us to expressions referencing her treason.
Jose Clemente Orozco was a muralist who was inspired to draw after the Mexican Revolution. With his paintings he overcame poverty and traveled to the U.S. and Europe to share his artwork. http://www.biography.com/people/jos-clemente-orozco-9429586 The painting above is titled El Mural De Miguel Hidalgo. It was drawn and finalized between the year of 1935-1938. My interpretation is that people admire Miguel for fighting for his country.
Diego Rivera - El portador de flores Conocido en su idioma natal como "Cargador de flores", The Flower Carrier esta pintado por Diego Rivera en 1953. Considerado extensamente como el más grande pintor mexicano del siglo XX, Rivera fue conocido por sus pinturas simples dominadas por colores brillantes y The Flower Carrier no es una excepción.
The Flower Carrier - Diego Rivera (1935) http://biography.yourdictionary.com/diego-rivera Diego Rivera was and still is one of Mexico most famous and respected artist. He is most famous for his painting The Flower Barrier and was once married to Frida Kahlo. In my interpretation, the painting resembles the hard work Mexican have to go through. The peoples faces looks so sad as if they had done this before.