Going To The Olympics Analysis Essay

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In the mural "Going to The Olympics" by Frank Romero, he placed many symbols in is mural in a specific place. The symbols hat i saw are the hearts, the iron, the blimp, two guys fighting, a horse, a portrait, palm trees, and also cars. The hearts may symbolize the love for LA, the two guys fighting probably symbolizes the games that would be in the Olympics. Also the cars have a certain color in a certain order, they have the colors of the Olympic logo and are in the exact order.

In my opinion the way Romero used the choice of colors and shapes to create the mood for this picture of Los Angeles was unique. The colors he used were green, red, and blue these colors make the mural look very vivid. I think was he's trying to express concerning feelings is that Los Angeles is full of life. That theres so much more and not plain and simple. The colors really emphasize what he's feeling, if he were to use black and white i would imagine that he's feels that Los Angeles is old school, plain, and simple.

The artist Frank Romero was born in 1941, has painted more than over 15 murals in Los Angeles. He was noted as a muralist and pioneering Chicano. He created a mural along the
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That beautiful piece of art meant a lot to the residents. There is constant movement in that freeway, many people could be driving by there and asking them selfs "What happened to the beautiful mural that was once here?" The city did not put the residents of LA into consideration. Whether they like or not there are many people living there and have treasured that beautiful work of art. "There are historical preservations acts for architecture and perhaps for some murals, but also on the other hand, maybe it's lived its life and something else should take its place." This quote is from the freeway company, hearing them say this just makes me sick. They honestly have no heart and don't appreciate

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