His World and Ours
By Duncan Tonatiuh
(ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810997318, 40pp.)
Publication Date: May 2011
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Duncan Tonatiuh also prompts readers to think about what Diego would paint today. Just as Diego's murals depicted great historical events in Mexican culture or celebrated native peoples, if Diego were painting today, what would his artwork depict? How would his paintings reflect today's culture?
"Diego Rivera: His World and Ours" is a wonderful introduction to this great artist.
Praise for "Diego Rivera
" "By establishing a link between modern readers and Rivera and challenging them to "make our own murals," the author makes art both aspiration and action. Both solid introduction and exhortation, this book will thrill budding artists." -"Kirkus Reviews," starred review"Kids will want to talk about the great painter, and young artists will find inspiration for their own creations." -"Booklist.