Diego Rivera

Mexican (Guanajuato, Mexico, 1886 - 1957, Mexico City, Mexico)

During the 1920s Diego Rivera helped establish a nationalist painting style in Mexico that reflected the nation's indigenous forms and symbols as well as its renewed political vitality.

Rivera received his formal training in Mexico City, where


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