1950 - 1959, Bohemian Nights

Jean Charlot Mural

A fresco depicting Hopi snake dancers.

Arizona State University, 1951

A few months after Jean Charlot’s exhibit at the Whittier Art Gallery, he completed a huge fresco in a new building of Arizona State College at Tempe. The fresco depicts Hopi snake dancers.  The theme of the mural is “Man’s Wisdom Subdues Aggressive Forces of Nature”.

Los Angeles Times, September 30, 1951