Artist Diego Rivera

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Born December 8, 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico, Diego Rivera was a painter and husband of artist Frida Kahlo. His birth name is Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez. LEARN MORE:



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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Diego Rivera was born, raised and trained as an artist in Mexico. 00:13

  2. Rivera started the Mexican mural renaissance. 00:40

  3. He was also a founding member of the Mexican Communist Party. 01:15

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