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Mexican Paintings Saved from Fire During the “Bogotazo” in 1948 to Go on Exhibit

By Geraldine Cook
August 27, 2009

Mexico City, 24 August (EFE).- The Mexican authorities will exhibit more than a hundred works by Mexican painters like Rivera, Siqueiros, Velasco, Goitia, Tamayo, and Chávez Morado, among others, saved from fire by Mexican museologist Fernando Gamboa in Colombia in 1948 during the “Bogotazo,” official sources announced today.

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