Diego Rivera was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals among others in Mexico City, Chapingo, Cuernavaca, San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City. In 1931, a retrospective exhibition of his works was held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Rivera is also known for his volatile marriage with fellow Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.To celebrate his 130th anniversary, here are some of his most beautiful and important artworks:
Man at the Crossroads, 1934.
Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park, 1947.
Pan American Unity, 1940.
Motherhood Angelina and the Child Diego, 1916.
The House on the Bridge, 1909.
The Alarm Clock, 1914.
Portrait of Adolfo Best Maugard, 1913.
Nude with Calla Lilies, 1944.
Exploitation of Mexico by Spanish conquistadors, 1929-1945.
Two Women, 1914.