Sunday, September 29, 2013

ART SUNDAY--DIEGO RIVERA--


HI ALL AND A HAPPY SUNDAY ---MY CHOICE TODAY IS AN ARTIST THAT MY HUSBAND WHO WAS AN AVID MEXICO FAN LOVED --DIEGO RIVERA--

HE TELLS THE STORY OF MEXICO AND ITS PEOPLE LIKE HARDLY ANY OTHER ARTIST


Diego Rivera
Frida Kahlo Diego Rivera 1932.jpg
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in 1932, Photo by: Carl Van Vechten
Birth nameDiego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez
BornDecember 8, 1886
Guanajuato , Mexico
DiedNovember 24, 1957 (aged 70)
Mexico City , Mexico
NationalityMexican
FieldPainting , Muralist
TrainingSan Carlos Academy
MovementMexican Mural Movement
WorksMan, Controller of the universe
Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez , known as Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957) was a prominent Mexican painter and the husband of Frida Kahlo . His large wall works in fresco helped establish the Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican art . Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals among others in Mexico City , Chapingo , Cuernavaca , San Francisco , Detroit , and New York City.[ 1 In 1931, a retrospective exhibition of his works was held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
























2 comments:

lois.e.hunter said...

Delightful post. Thanks.

Forgetmenot525 said...

I've always liked his work.Nice painting at the bottom, I've never seen this one before, thanks Heidi.