What an opportunity we are given to acknowledge the beauty of history through pictures. This is certainly an exhibition one can not miss.
A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed
September 8, 2011 – February 23, 2013
The Mexican Revolution (1910–20), which lasted a decade and transformed the nation, was extensively chronicled by Mexican, American, and European photographers and illustrators. Thousands of images captured a country at war. From postcards of the 1910 Fiesta del Centenario, to images of a war that was waged on several fronts by ever-shifting revolutionary factions, to photographs of the 1923 assassination of Pancho Villa, this exhibition chronicles this complex, multifaceted chapter in Mexico’s history.All exhibitions at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library are free and open to the public during library hours:
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071