Marion Greenwood

Marion Greenwood

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Marion Greenwood
At the age of 23, brillant and beautiful Marion Greenwood was the first American woman to execute a mural on commission for a foreign government! Mexico invited her to decorate its public buildings, it's university, it's hotels, The New York-bred girl in the ___Mexican and Indian life a responsive chord that her paintings, murals and lithographs so warmly echo. Diego Divera and Orozco were her mentors. Mexico's former president Lazaro cardenas publicly lauded Miss Greenwood's artistic contribution to his country for frescoes in the University. She abandoned the usual schooling when very yuong to learn to paint in New York and Paris. Returning, she won scholarships, exhibitions and City Government housing projects.
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