Artist Diego Rivera

Artist Diego Rivera

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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    Diego Rivera was born, raised and trained as an artist in Mexico. (0:13)

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    Rivera started the Mexican mural renaissance. (0:40)

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    He was also a founding member of the Mexican Communist Party. (1:15)

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