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Diego Rivera, 1886-1957: A Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Art

Diego Rivera, 1886-1957: A Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Art

by Andrea Kettenmann

Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
ISBN: 9783822858622
Pages: 96
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 3 Mb
Date posting: 2020-08-09
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t was as a revolutionary and troublemaker that Picasso, Dali and Andre Breton described the husband of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, but he was also responsible for creating a public art that was both highly advanced and profoundly accessible. From 1910 Rivera lived in Europe where he absorbed the influence of Cubism. After the Mexican revolution, however, he returned to his homeland and harnessed the lessons of the European avant-garde to the needs of the Mexican people. His own murals, and those of the Mexican Muralists who followed his example, presented a utopian vision of a post-revolutionary Mexico. Rivera's historical paintings expressed his ...