Rivera

Rivera

eBook - 2011
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Diego Rivera is celebrated by the author Gerry Souter as a virtuoso Mexican muralist, who brought to the medium his intense story-telling talent and ideological convictions to express legends and myths. His easel paintings and drawings, which constitute a large body of both his early and late work, are also represented in the book. Author of Kahlo, Souter overcomes his huge admiration for Diego Rivera to give the artist a human dimension, as evidenced by his political choices, love affairs and belief that Mexico provided the language of his thoughts, the blood in his veins and the azure sky ab.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2011.
ISBN: 9781780421902
1780421907
Characteristics: 1 online resource (256 p.)
Contents: Biographie; His First Steps; Discovering Europe; Homecoming; His New Exile to Europe; Mexican Muralists; A Communist Cheered by Americans; The Last Years; List of Illustrations.
Summary: Diego Rivera is celebrated by the author Gerry Souter as a virtuoso Mexican muralist, who brought to the medium his intense story-telling talent and ideological convictions to express legends and myths. His easel paintings and drawings, which constitute a large body of both his early and late work, are also represented in the book. Author of Kahlo, Souter overcomes his huge admiration for Diego Rivera to give the artist a human dimension, as evidenced by his political choices, love affairs and belief that Mexico provided the language of his thoughts, the blood in his veins and the azure sky ab.

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