Rivera

Rivera

eBook - 2012
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"I was aware of Diego Rivera, the Mexican muralist, long before I encountered the many other "Diego Riveras" that roamed the world between the beginning of the twentieth century and the late 1950s. ... While his easel paintings and drawings constitute a large body of both his early and late work, his unique murals explode off walls in virtuoso performances of mind-staggering organisation. On those walls the man, his legend and myths, his technical talent, his intense story-telling focus and self-indulgent ideological convictions all come together."(Gerry Souter)Gerry Souter, the author of the.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2012.
ISBN: 9781780428727
1780428723
Characteristics: 1 online resource (256 p.)
Contents: Foreword; From Training to Mastership; His First Steps; Discovering Europe; Vuelva a México! Homecoming; His New Exil to Europeor His Artistic Quest; The Eight Year Search
1911-1919; The Revelation of Italian Frescos
1920-1921; Between Painting and Politics; Mexican Muralists; Fame, Diego and Frida; A Communist Cheered by Americans; The Last Years orthe Return to the Country; Back Home in Mexico; Adiós Frida, Vaya con DiosAdiós Diego, Vida larga al artista de la gente; Index.
Summary: "I was aware of Diego Rivera, the Mexican muralist, long before I encountered the many other "Diego Riveras" that roamed the world between the beginning of the twentieth century and the late 1950s. ... While his easel paintings and drawings constitute a large body of both his early and late work, his unique murals explode off walls in virtuoso performances of mind-staggering organisation. On those walls the man, his legend and myths, his technical talent, his intense story-telling focus and self-indulgent ideological convictions all come together."(Gerry Souter)Gerry Souter, the author of the.

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