from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Orozco, José Clemente 1883-1949. Mexican painter noted for his frescoes dealing with political and social themes.

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  • n. Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)


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  • “Maybe this will help you to finish,” Orozco is said to have said.

    Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera - The Murals

  • The heated imagination of this imagery becomes even more feverish in Orozco’s subsequent murals at the Supreme Court of Justice and the Hospital of Jesus in Mexico City.

    Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera - The Murals

  • The ambiguities and contradictions in Orozco’s frescoes bewildered many people, and Rivera’s murals are frequently so complex and so erudite that even an educated viewer needs a guidebook to discern their meaning.

    Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera - The Murals

  • They kicked it around for a few minutes and decided to call Orozco at Beverly Hills police.

    The Black Echo

  • In my case, all I have to do is recall my two pieces by R.C. Gorman, the renowned Arizona-born recently-deceased artist influenced by Mexican masters such as Orozco, Rivera and Siqueiros … the buying decisions come faster and easier.

    Touring Oaxaca's Art Galleries

  • I taught my parents how "Orozco" would be pronounced if they were Spanish instead of Mexican.

    scorpi07 Diary Entry

  • Along with the team's veteran stars, a number of underclassmen - such as Orozco and Clark - received significant playing time in the invitational, giving them valuable experience and fulfilling one of Krikorian's main objectives for the weekend.

    UCLA Stories

  • Atl is one of the key figures in the artistic revolution which led to the famous muralist school of Mexican art, which included Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros among others.

    Mexico this month - August

  • There are three locations, but I prefer the original restaurant at the corner of Calle José Clemente Orozco and Calle Garibaldi.

    Good Places to Eat

  • After you see the church, go across Calle López Cotilla to the rectoría (now-gallery of the Universidad de Guadalajara) and visit the Paraninfo (the round auditorium) where you will see glorious José Clemente Orozco murals and a fabulous painted cúpola.

    A week in Guadalajara


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