Diego Rivera the amazing
painter and muralist

Raheem Smith

Diego Rivera thought  to make art that reflected the lives of the hard working class and native peoples of Mexico.

Diego Rivera was Born on December 8, 1886, in Guanajuato, Mexico, He lost his wife, Frida Kahlo, in 1954. In a  year, He married a women named Emma Hurtado, she was his art dealer. around this time Rivera's health was starting to become worse . He had traveled abroad for cancer treatment, but doctors were unable to cure him. Diego Rivera died of heart failure on November 24, 1957, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Some of his work

most famous work

Diego Rivera's most famous painting is the Flower Seller of 1942. It's a painting of a peasant girl holding a bunch of calla lilies. The painting was made because the painter is making a political statement about the importance of the ordinary working person for the wealthy Mexican upper classes.

special thanks to
Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera is a man who stand up what he believe in, and I an all the other lives who he effected thank him. For showing poverty in a beautiful way and trying to make a change by using his artistic skills to get the people of untied states to make a change and do better for themselves and stop letting the rich walk all over native Americans they should be able to have equal rights just like any other American. he didn't want an individual race to be targeted for failure and become poor so he help fight in his own unique way.     

gone but not forgotton

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