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Diego Rivera

Mexico, 1886–1957 (Artist)

Diego Rivera (1886–1957) was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals, among other works, in Mexico CityChapingoCuernavacaSan FranciscoDetroit, and New York City. In 1931, a retrospective exhibition of his works was held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Rivera had a volatile marriage with fellow Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Diego Rivera (1886–1957)