Detroit Industry North Wall, Rivera Expand Vase

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A DIA Exclusive!

This expandable BPA-free plastic vase features an adaptation of a detail of the North Wall of Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals. The Detroit Industry fresco cycle was conceived by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) as a tribute to the city's manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930's. Diego Rivera was commissioned by the Detroit Institute of Arts, with funds from Edsel Ford (the son of automaker Henry Ford), to paint the walls of the institute's garden court. Rivera studied workers at the Ford plant in nearby Dearborn to produce the murals. Rivera completed the twenty-seven panel work in eleven months, from April 1932 to March 1933. It is considered the finest example of Mexican mural art in the United States, and the artist thought it the best work of his career. 

On April 23, 2014, the Detroit Industry Murals were given National Historic Landmark Status.

This expandable plastic flower vase does everything a glass vase does except collect dust, chip, or break. The plastic vase is durable and stable enough to hold a flower bouquet.

To expand the vase, just pour water into the vase, add flowers, and enjoy!

This decorative vase is ideal for events, weddings, pool parties, and any table top. It is collapsible and economical, making it easy to keep a variety of colors and patterns tucked away for any occasion. Also, great for travel - tuck one in your suitcase and you can add fresh flowers when you get to your destination - easy and fun!

Materials: BPA Free Plastic

Dimensions: 3.5 x 4.5 x 9.75 inches