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ARTS DISTRICT

Muralist and sculptor Emanuel Martinez

  • Aired: 04/28/2017
  • 27:40
  • Rating: NR
Denver native Emanuel Martinez landed in jail for minor offenses when he was a teenager but says finding his talent in art changed his life. He apprenticed with Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, was the first in Denver given permission to paint large-scale murals in public places, and became an activist for social justice. ALSO: work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera; Ensemble Iberica. Episode #524
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