The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera
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Known for his grand public murals, Diego Rivera (1886-1957) is one of Mexico's most revered artists. His paintings are marked by a unique fusion of European sophistication, revolutionary political turmoil, and the heritage and personality of his native country. Based on extensive interviews with the artist, his four wives (including Frida Kahlo), and his friends, colleagues, and opponents, The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera captures Rivera's complex personality---sometimes delightful, frequently infuriating and always fascinating---as well as his development into one of the twentieth century's greatest artist.
Cooper Square Publishers, 9780815410607, 457pp.
Publication Date: July 18, 2000
About the Author
Bertram D. Wolfe (1896-1977) co-authored two books with Rivera, Portrait of Mexico and Portrait of America. He is also the author of Three Who Made a Revolution.