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Aurora Reyes

1908–1985

A woman with braided hair poses for a photo

Aurora Reyes was a writer, teacher, painter, and is regarded as Mexico’s first woman muralist. Her works addressed issues of education, social struggle, and gender in a Post-revolutionary Mexico. Her work was included in the 2007 exhibition at the NMMA, Women Artists of Modern Mexico: Frida’s Contemporaries.