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Colonia Cuauhtémoc in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez

 
 
The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 15, 2019
1. The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez Marker
Inscription.  

Leyes Obreras
1933-1938
Autor: Oliverio Martínez

El tema de este grupo escultórico está dedicado a las Leyes Obreras. La imagen congrega a tres personajes masculinos. La figura vertical del centro muestra el carácteristica empalme de un engranaje, que repite como eco la solidaria unión de las dos figuras de la base, unidas en gesto de camaradería; la de la derecha porta un martillo que complementa a la hoz del campesino en la escultura dedicada a las Leyes Agrarias.

Oliverio Martínez
1901-1938 (escultor)
Vivió en uno de los momentos de mayor cambio ideológico y estético que ha tenido el siglo XX. Joven escultor extraordinario, logró conjuntar armónicamente su obra con la de Carlos Obregón Santacilla. Sus cuatro monumentales grupos escultóricos están dedicados a la Independencia, las Leyes de Reforma, las Leyes Agrarias y las Leyes Obreras.

English translation:
The Reform Laws
1933-1938
Author: Oliverio Martínez

The theme in this group of sculptures is dedicated to the Labour Laws. The image congregates three male characters: the center vertical
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figure shows the characteristic gear connection that repeats like an echo the supportive bond of the two figures on the base united by a comradeship gesture; the one on the right holds a hammer that complements the sickle in the sculpture dedicated to the Agrarian Laws.

Oliverio Martínez
1901-1938 (sculptor)
Oliverio Martínez lived in one of the most dramatic moments of ideological and aesthetic changes that the XX Century has had. An extraordinary sculptor who achieved harmoniously merge his art with that of Carlos Obregón Santacilla. His four groups of sculptures are dedicated to the independence, the Reform, Agrarian and Labour Laws.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCivil RightsWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 19° 26.178′ N, 99° 9.283′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Cuauhtémoc. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida de la República and Ponciano Arriaga, on the left when traveling west on Avenida de la República. The marker can be seen on the northwestern corner of the viewing platform of the Monument of the Revolution. A small fee is required to visit the area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Agrarian Laws / Oliverio Martínez (a few steps from this marker); The Reform Laws / Oliverio Martínez
The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 15, 2019
2. The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez Marker
The marker can be seen to the side of the sculpture representing Labor Laws. The marker is repeated on the opposite side of the sculpture.
(a few steps from this marker); Independence / Oliverio Martínez (within shouting distance of this marker); Valentín Gómez Farías (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Ignacio Pesqueira (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juan Zuazua (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Nicolás García de San Vicente (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jesús Garcia Morales (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Oliverio Martínez with the Labor Laws sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 15, 2019
3. Oliverio Martínez with the Labor Laws sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 16, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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