University City, Stadium, facade, RIVERA mosaic -- zoomorphic head
Rivera was much influenced by Mayan art, and his mosaic is composed not of finely cut stone 'tesserae', but irregularly shaped stones which are larger than pebbles. The overall effect is of an unpolished opus sectile piece.
Artform: ARCHITECTURE, 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries
Artist: Pérez Palacios, Augusto; Raúl Salinas Moro; and Jorge Bravo Jiménez
Artist Dates: 1909-2002; dates unknown; dates unknown
Period: 20th century
Subject: Stadium, colosseum (domed or open)
Style: International Style
City/Location: MEXICO CITY
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