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Diego Rivera
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous Mexican muralist and painter Diego Rivera
born Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez - Guanajuato City, Mexico - 8th of December, 1886 / Died 24th of November, 1957
Famous Diego Rivera paintings included large wall murals, often with social and political messages in them. Much controversy surrounded his "Man at the Crossroads" mural painted in the Rockefeller Center, which was commissioned by Nelson Rockefeller. The artist added symbols of communism, which included a portrait of Leon Trotsky and Vladimir Lenin. The Rockefeller mural no longer exists. Diego Rivera was married to the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

"Diego Rivera Quotes"

+ If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.

+ Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality. (talking of his wife Frida Kahlo)

+ Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment.

+ Never before had a woman put such agonizing poetry on canvas as Frida did..

+ I've never believed in God, but I believe in Picasso.

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