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Diego Rivera's frescoes

Ernest Halberstadt, an assistant to Diego Rivera, explains the process of making plaster for Rivera's fresco paintings.

  • Film footage from Diego Rivera: The Age of Steel, 1988 Courtesy the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University and the Archives of American Art

  • Total running time: 2 min. 51 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Diego Rivera
  • SFMOMA Release Date: May 2001
  • Part of Making Sense of Modern Art.