Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:00

LOS ANGELES—América Tropical, the only surviving public mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros in the United States still in its original location, is set to open to the public on October 9, 2012, 80 years after the mural was first painted by Siqueiros. The influential work has been conserved through an ongoing public-private partnership between the City of Los Angeles and the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI).

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Image below Getty Conservation Institute conservators working on the América Tropical mural.  © J. Paul Getty Trust.