What brought the English watercolour artist Edward Burra to Mexico in the 1930s? In this video, the third in a series inspired by the Royal Academy exhibition Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940
we visit the picturesque city of Cuernavaca in the state of Morelos, subject of Burra's painting El Paseo which features in the exhibition.
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- Palace of Cortes
Originally the home of the conquistador Hernan Cortes, this palace in Cuernavaca now houses a museum dedicated to the history of the state of Morelos along with Diego Rivera's mural History of Morelos: Conquests and Revolution.
Also in this series:
Murals of Mexico City
We take a look at the Mexican mural programme of the early 20th century, and the huge impact it had on the art of the period.
An introduction to José Guadalupe Posada
Posada was an illustrator and printmaker who produced a huge amount of work throughout the period of the Mexican revolution.
RA Magazine travelled to Mexico courtesy of the Mexico Tourism Board