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Diego Rivera Paintings Flower Festival Feast of Santa Anita
Champion of the working class, legendary artist and political activist Diego Rivera’s enormous murals call attention to Mexico’s history and class civil rights. His enormous outdoor murals paid tribute to farmers and labourers. By reintroducing the fresco, a mural painted on fresh plaster, into modern art and architecture, Rivera made his artwork and political messages available to everyone.
Diego Rivera Paintings Nude with Calla Lilies
Famous for his larger-than-life murals, Diego Rivera’s tempestuous persona and provocative political stance catapulted him to mythic proportions during his lifetime. As a passionate civil rights advocate, his art pays tribute to the toilers of the soil - farmers and laborers. Aiming to make his art easily viewable by the average Mexican, Rivera is credited with reintroducing the fresco, a mural painted on fresh plaster, into modern art and architecture. Rivera provided an alternative to elite galleries and museums, making his artwork ...