DIEGO RIVERA AN ARTIST

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DIEGO RIVERA AN ARTIST



DIEGO RIVERA
BY ANGEL MENDOZA

My artist name is Diego Rivera he is a Mexican painter who produced
murals on social themes and who ranks one of my countries greatest
artists. He was born in Guanajuato and educated at the San Carlos
Academy of Fine Arts , in Mexico City. he studied painting in Europe
between 1907 and 1921, becoming familiar with the innovative cubist
forms of the French painter Paul Cezanne and Pablo Picasso.
In 1921 Riviera returned to Mexico and took a prominent part in
revival of mural painting initiated by artists and sponsored by the
government . Believing that art should serve the working people and be
readily available to them , he concentrated on painting large frescoes,
concerning the history and social problems of Mexico,
on the walls of public buldings.His works during 1930s included
frescoes the Ministry of Educational Mexico City and in the National
Agricultural School in Chapingo.

Rivera was an active member of the Mexican Communist party , and
he painted murals in the National Palace , Mexico City 1929, and the
Palace Cortes , Cuernavaca1930 .In 1929 Riviera married Frida Kahlo
who is now considered to have been a leading 20th century Mexican
painter.
I think what I like the most the mu

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