Diego Rivera

About Diego Rivera

About Diego's Life

Diego Rivera was born December 8, 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico. He died in November 24,1957 in Mexico City, Mexico.He died because of heart failure. His spouse was Emma Hurtado (1995-1997). His children are Marika Rivera, Guadalupe Rivera Marin, Ruth Rivera, and Diego Rivera.

Diego's Artwork and Career

Diego Rivera is a Mexican Artist. He is a really good artist. The kind of art he does is fresco. He does it because it helps establish Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican Art. Diego's career started in Mexico. He also went to France and Italy. He was in France to learn about the art he is doing but then he had to go to Italy because someone called him to go there. In the autumn of 1927, Rivera arrived in Moscow, accepting an invitation to take part in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. The following year, while still in Russia, he met the visiting Alfred H. Barr, Jr., who would soon become Rivera's friend and patron, as well as the founding director of the Museum of Modern Art.

Paintings Made by Diego Rivera

The Elements and Principles

The kind of paintings Diego does is Fresco. In the image above he painted the kind of design principles he used was UNITY because it goes all together. The other design principle it has is BALANCE because it has the correct about on each side. The elements of it has is color, line, and shape. It has COLOR because you don't see it blank. It has line because if you look closely at the picture you can see LINES. It has shape because you can see circles, ovals and other shapes.