Detroit Industry North Wall, Rivera Luminary

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These durable, BPA-free plastic luminaries feature 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.

At your next party, set the mood in any space by adding water and a water-activated, floating LED candle to each luminary.  A clever, safe and affordable way to add a bit of light and warmth to your space. Use on your drive or walk to light a pathway. Perfect for your deck, patio or enclosed porch. Add accent lighting to any table, shelf or countertop. Great for the powder room or hallway in lieu of a nightlight. Use outdoors or inside.

The luminary lanterns will not break or chip and eliminate concerns about fire hazards due to the use of flameless, floating candles.

Luminaries arrive flat and expand with water.

As the luminaries are collapsible and economical, it easy to keep a variety of colors and patterns tucked away for any occasion.

Care: Rinse with water and dish soap. Leave open to dry, store flat.

Materials: BPA Free Plastic

Included are 4 luminaries, 4 water-activated, floating LED candles and 4 Lithium batteries.

When opened, each luminary measures approximately 6 x 6 x 6.5 inches.