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*DIGITAL* Orozco’s American Epic
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
The Epic of American Civilization is a 24-panel mural painted by José Clemente Orozco at Dartmouth College between 1932 and 1934. Mary Coffey, Dartmouth professor and the author of Orozco’s American Epic: Myth, History, and the Melancholy of Race, explores one of the Mexican muralist’s greatest works.
Mary Coffey is professor of Art History at Dartmouth College.Register for this free talk
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Detail of mural by José Clemente Orozco at Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH