Diego Rivera: his life and times
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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Bertram D. Wolfe.
LC ClassificationsND259.R5 W55
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 420, xiv p.
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6393209M
LC Control Number39027292

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This remarkable autobiography began with a newspaper interview the artist gave journalist Gladys March in From then until the artist's death in , she spent several months each year with Rivera, eventually filling pages with his recollections and interpretations of his art and life. Written in the first person, "My Art, My Life" is a richly revealing document of the painter /5(3).   Prior to this book, the most comprehensive guide to Rivera’s murals was Diego Rivera: A Retrospective by Linda Bank Downs, et al., an excellent book that covers all aspects of Rivera’s life and career, including an admirably extensive page section on his by: 5.   Rivera lost his wife Kahlo, in and the following year, he married Emma Hurtado, his art dealer. Legacy Since his death, Rivera is remembered as an important figure in 20th-century : Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo riˈβeɾa]; December 8, – Novem ), was a prominent Mexican large frescoes helped establish the mural movement in Mexican and international art.. Between and , Rivera painted murals in, .

Diego Rivera, Mexican painter whose bold large-scale murals stimulated a revival of fresco painting in Latin America. A government scholarship enabled Rivera to study art at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City from and a grant from the governor of Veracruz enabled him to continue his.   Discover the life and legacy of celebrated Mexican artist Diego Rivera in this picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh A Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner! Diego Rivera, one of the most famous painters of the twentieth century, was once just a mischievous little boy who loved to s: Diego Rivera, a memorable figure in 20th-century art, actively painted during the 50 years from to Mexican by birth, Rivera spent a good portion of his adult life in Europe and the United States as well as in his home in Mexico City. The book takes you from Rivera’s childhood in Mexico to his student painting days in Paris, Moscow, and Spain to his success in Mexico as a muralist and then on to a productive, but turbulent, period in the s in the United States. It ends with his later artistic life in Mexico.

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