Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros – SAPS La Tallera
The Tallera space is a major national heritage, after a remodeling project that included the recovery, expansion and modernization of its facilities and timely restoration and conservation of works.
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The Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (SAPS), located in the neighborhood of Polanco in Mexico City, and the Casa Estudio La Tallera David Alfaro Siqueiros (La Tallera) in Cuernavaca, Morelos, were donated to “the people of Mexico” by David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974), along with an important collection of paintings, graphic works, drawings, mural studies and projects, as well as his personal archive and library.
On December 12, 1973, 25 days before he died, he expressed his desire that these spaces wold be preserved to promote his work and ideas, as centers of analysis and experimentation for the “public art” of the future. Since then the SAPS has been promoting and spreading the legacy of Siqueiros. In recent years, the murals at the SAPS were restored and more than 80,000 documents and materials were digitalized.