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S: Diego Rivera

BC: Created By: Kyle Williams Visual Art s 3 Spring Semester 2011, 6/1

FC: Diego Rivera

1: Into The Life Of Rivera: | Growing Up... | Family... | Art Works...

2: Diego Rivera 1886-1918 | On December 8, 1886, Diego Rivera was born in Guanajuato Mexico. At the age of two, before Diego was even able to read, his father set up a studio for him. | The family lived in Guanajuato until 1892, when they moved to Mexico City. At the young age of 10, Diego decided he wanted to become an artist. So he began taking evening classes at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City.

3: He enrolled in military college at the request of his father. But Diego did not like the strict regimen and after two weeks, in 1898, he attended San Carlos as a full-time student. | http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera115.html | Self-Portrait Dedicated to Irene Rich. / Autorretrato dedicado a Irene Rich. 1941. Oil on canvas. 61 x 43 cm. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, USA.

4: Self-Portrait. 1907. Oil on canvas. Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino, Mexico City, Mexico | The Threshing Floor. La era. 1904. Oil on canvas. 100 x 114.6 cm. Museo Casa Diego Rivera, Guanajuato, Mexico. | Night Scene in Avila. 1907. Oil on canvas. Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino, Mexico City, Mexico.

5: Classical Head. 1898. Oil on canvas. 48.5 x 39.2 cm. Museo Casa Diego Rivera, Guanajuato, Mexico

6: Portrait of Angelina Beloff. 1909. Oil on canvas. Collection of the State of Veracrus, Xalapa, Mexico. | House over the Bridge. / Casa sobre el puente. c. 1909. Oil on canvas. 147 x 120 cm. Museo Nacional de Arte, MUNAL - INBA, Mexico City, Mexico. | http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera.html

7: Portrait of Two Women. 1914. Oil on canvas. The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. | Still Life. 1918. Oil on canvas. Collection of the State of Veracrus, Xalapa, Mexico | The Outskirts of Paris. 1918. Oil on canvas. Private collection.

8: Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo

9: The marriage of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is one of the most famous alliances between artists. It is a well-known fact that they had a passionate and stormy relationship, filled with great love and also betrayals. They both had incredible talents and vision, but Diego's work would be more public and monumental, whereas Frida's was more personal and intimate in scale

10: Frida's Paintings | Frida and Diego Rivera. 1931.Oil on canvas. 99 x 78.7 cm. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA | Self-Portrait as a Tehuana. 1943. Oil on masonite. Private collection

11: Portrait of Diego Rivera. 1937. Oil on wood. 461 x 31.7 cm. Private collection | Diego and I. 1943. Oil on masonite. Private collection | http://www.abcgallery.com/K/kahlo/kahlo-4.html

12: Later Works | My Godfather's Sons (Portrait of Modesto and Jesus Sanchez). / Los hijos de mi compadre (Retratos de Modesto y Jesus Sanchez). 1930. Oil on metal. 43.5 x 34 cm. Fomento Cultural Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico. | The Hands of Dr Moore. / Los manos del Dr. Moore. 1940. Oil on canvas. 45.8 x 55.9 cm. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, USA. | http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera144.html

13: Man, Controller of the Universe. Detail. 1934. Fresco. Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico | May Day Procession in Moscow. / Desfile del 1.de Mayo en Moscu. 1956. Oil on canvas. 135.2 x 108.3 cm. Private collection.

14: The History of Mexico - The World of Today and Tomorrow. 1929-35. Fresco. South wall, National Palace, Mexico City, Mexico.

15: The Organization of the Agrarian Movement. 1926. Fresco. Chapel, west wall, Autonomous University of Chapingo, Mexico | Revelation of the Way. 1926. Fresco. Chapel, ceilling bay, Autonomous University of Chapingo, Mexico. | Woman Grinding Maize. 1924. La molendera. Encaustic on canvas. 106.7 x 121.9 cm. Museo Nacional de Arte, MUNAL - INBA, Mexico City, Mexico

16: The influences that Rivera received during his stay in the capital varied, from those of his first teacher, disciple of Ingres, to those of Jose Guadalupe Posada, engraver in whose workshop Diego worked and whose influence would be decisive in his later artistic development. | The influences of Diego | http://biography.free-people.net/paintings-diego-rivera.php

17: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/media/88507/Diego-Rivera-seated-in-front-of-a-mural-depicting-the

18: Diego Rivera was an artist famous for his work during the early 20th century. He was born in Mexico, lived in Europe for close to 20 years, then returned to Mexico. His long career as an artist boiled down to a few key influences in his artistic style: his heritage, the Modern art movement in Paris and his later career as a muralist, which led to an art style known as Mexicanidad. | Diego's Style of Art | http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera28.html

19: Entering the City. 1930. Fresco. Palace of Cortez, Cuernavaca, Mexico

20: Works Cited | *http://www.oceansbridge.com/oil-paintings/product/50508/diegoriverain1941 | *http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera.html | *http://www.robinurton.com/history/frida-y-diego.htm | *http://www.abcgallery.com/K/kahlo/kahlo-4.html | *http://www.squidoo.com/fridakahlopainter?utm_source=google&utm_medium=imgres&utm_campaign=framebuster | *http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rivera/rivera.html | *http://biography.free-people.net/paintings-diego-rivera.php | *http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/media/88507/Diego-Rivera-seated-in-front-of-a-mural-depicting-the

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