Arts District

Muralist and sculptor Emanuel Martinez

Season 5 Episode 524 | 27m 40s

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

Aired: 04/28/17

Rating: NR

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