Pan American Unity Mural by Diego Rivera at San Francisco City College
Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886–1957). Pan American Unity Mural, 1940. Fresco. San Francisco City College.
Diego Rivera painted this masterpiece, now commonly called Pan American Unity, in 1940 as part of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay. He was commissioned by the organizers of the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition to paint a large-scale fresco during the run of the fair. It was the centerpiece of Art in Action, an innovative exhibit where fairgoers could watch artists create their work. More information>>