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The Resource Diego Rivera, Pete Hamill

Diego Rivera, Pete Hamill

Label
Diego Rivera
Title
Diego Rivera
Statement of responsibility
Pete Hamill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like his contemporary Pablo Picasso, the Mexican artist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) was a man of enormous energy, astonishing versatility, and voracious appetites. Rivera made his mark as one of the greatest muralists of the twentieth century. His dramatic public life involved him in the deepest contradictions of art and politics. He embraced European modernism in the form of Cubism, only to abandon it in favor of an attempt to express the Mexican character in art, turning to ancient and folk traditions for inspiration. He espoused revolutionary communism but happily accepted commissions from wealthy socialites and capitalist businessmen and admired the technological achievements of the United States. His famously turbulent marriage to the painter Frida Kahlo has recently brought Rivera's name into prominence, but few people today fully understand his achievement. The great years of Rivera's art, the 1920s and early 1930s, saw an outpouring of work that was equal to the achievement of any twentieth-century master
Summary
A biography of the noted Mexican muralist discusses his art, his political ties and beliefs, and his marriage to the painter Frida Kahlo
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
170768
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamill, Pete
Dewey number
759.972
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ND259.R5
LC item number
H28 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1886-1957
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rivera, Diego
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rivera, Diego
  • Painters
Target audience
adult
Label
Diego Rivera, Pete Hamill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: 1999
Contents
The masks of Diego Rivera -- In the town of frogs -- Europe -- Mexico again -- The cubist adventure -- Renaissance -- Chapingo, Russia, and Frida -- The belly of the beast -- The long good-bye
Control code
ocm50176138
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810990821
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)50176138
Label
Diego Rivera, Pete Hamill
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: 1999
Contents
The masks of Diego Rivera -- In the town of frogs -- Europe -- Mexico again -- The cubist adventure -- Renaissance -- Chapingo, Russia, and Frida -- The belly of the beast -- The long good-bye
Control code
ocm50176138
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810990821
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)50176138

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