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Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los Angeles
Alfredo Ramos Martínez rediscovered Mexico in Los Angeles

For generations, a holy trinity of painter-muralists has loomed over Mexican modern art. Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco, known as los tres grandes, or "the big three," generally have set the terms for any discussion about what midcentury Mexican art supposedly is, or isn't. Even major contemporaries such as Frida Kahlo, Rufino Tamayo and Remedios Varo sometimes have been treated as outliers by the country's art-critical establishment. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Alfredo Ramos Martinez: An article in the Jan. 19 Arts & Books section about artist Alfredo Ramos Martinez described a huipil as a flower basket. It is a tunic...

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