WPC: Looking Up at Orozco’s Painted Ceilings In Guadalajara

Lying down, looking up. What were they doing?

Looking up at Orozco's fiery ceiling It turned out that they were looking up at one of José Orozco’s masterpieces, the ‘Man of Fire’ that graced the domed ceiling of the Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara.Orozco's painted ceiling of the Hospicio Cabañas Cultural Center in GuadalajaraAlong with Diego Rivera, Orozco was a leader in the movement known as ‘Mexican Muralism’. The ceilings of the Hospicio Cabañas have a dozen of these fiery, often political paintings, with benches strategically placed below them for viewing.
Orozco's painted ceiling of the Hospicio Cabañas Cultural Center in GuadalajaraThe walls of the Hospicio also have his many dark murals.
Orozco's murals on the walls of the Hospicio Cabañas Cultural Center in Guadalajara

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