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Diego Rivera reads the Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art

In this video Diego Rivera reads the Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art. Although the manifesto was signed by Rivera and the French Surrealist André Breton, it is believed that the document was written by Breton and Leon Trotsky, a Russian revolutionary and Marxist theorist.

  • Audio recording of "Diego Rivera Speaking" courtesy HarperCollins Publishers and "Rivera in America," Alturas Films, www.alturas.tv

  • Total running time: 1 min. 15 sec.

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