Thursday, June 23, 2016

Diego Rivera

I knew how one climbing the mountain of worldly success can slip down into the river below without being conscious of the descent till he is already drowning.
~Diego Rivera

I thought I wasn't going to be able to get it together enough to post anything this week, but I had last-minute inspiration. Works by Mexican artist Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, better known as Diego Rivera:

Self-portrait with Broad-Brimmed Hat, 1907
by Diego Rivera

The House on the Bridge, 1909
by Diego Rivera

Portrait of Adolfo Best Maugard, 1913
by Diego Rivera

Two Women (Portrait of Angelina Beloff and Maria Dolores Bastian), 1914
by Diego Rivera

Mural showing Aztec production of gold, Palacio Nacional, Mexico City
by Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera with his wife Frida Kahlo in 1932
photo by Carl Van Vechten

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