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Diego Rivera


Painter from the Mexican Mural Movement. He became popular for his frescoes, paintings, and monumental politics murals. He coated murals in Mexico Town, Chapingo, Cuernavaca, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, Detroit, and NEW YORK from 1922 until 1953. He emerged consuming such cubism painters as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, exercising the design from 1913 until 1917. Then embraced post-impressionism after arriving consuming Paul Cezanne in 1917. His well-known mural, Background of Mexico, depicted 17 groundbreaking statistics and was coated on the wall within the courtyard of Mexico City’s Palacio Nacional. His twin sibling, Carlos, passed away at age group two. He was wedded four moments: to Angelina Beloff, Guadalupe Marin, painter Frida Kahlo, and Emma Hurtado. He previously three daughters called Ruth, Marika, and Guadalupe, in addition to one son called Diego. His group of close friends included Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani, who coated a family portrait of Rivera in 1914.

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Full Name Diego Rivera
Date Of Birth December 8, 1886
Died November 24, 1957, Mexico City, Mexico
Place Of Birth Guanajuato, Mexico
Profession Painter
Education Academy of San Carlos
Nationality Mexican
Spouse Emma Hurtado, Frida Kahlo, Frida Kahlo, Guadalupe Marín, Angelina Beloff
Children Ruth Rivera Marín, Marika Rivera, Guadalupe Rivera Marín, Diego Rivera
Parents Diego Rivera Acosta, Maria Barrientos
Siblings Carlos Rivera
Star Sign Sagittarius

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Que Viva Mexico 1979 Documentary technical advisor: foreign locations - uncredited
The Assassination of Trotsky 1972 murals
¡Que viva Mexico! 1932 technical advisor: foreign locations - uncredited



Walls of Fire 1971 Documentary Himself
Retrato de un pintor 1953 Documentary short Himself
Exotic Mexico 1942 Documentary short Himself

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Chez Frida Kahlo 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Un retrato de Diego 2007 Documentary Himself
Brush with Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman 2007 Documentary Himself
Imagine 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Celebremos México: Hecho en México 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Maria Felix: La inalcanzable doña 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Diego Rivera; vida y obra 1986 Documentary short Himself
Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti 1984 Documentary short Himself
Imagen viva de México 1984 TV Series Himself

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