Diego Rivera sought to make art that reflected the lives of the Mexican people. In 1921, through a government program, he started a series of murals in public buildings. Some were controversial; his Man at the Crossroads in New York City's RCA building, which featured a portrait of Vladmir Lenin, was stopped and destroyed by the Rockefeller family.

Diego Rivera sought to make art that reflected the lives of the Mexican people. In 1921, through a government program, he started a series of murals in public buildings. Some were controversial; his Man at the Crossroads in New York City's RCA building, which featured a portrait of Vladmir Lenin, was stopped and destroyed by the Rockefeller family.

Artist Diego Rivera  Migrant workers -  muralista mexicano de ideología comunista, famoso por plasmar obras de alto contenido social en edificios públicos

Artist Diego Rivera Migrant workers - muralista mexicano de ideología comunista, famoso por plasmar obras de alto contenido social en edificios públicos

Diego Rivera. Our Bread. 1928. Fresco. South wall, Courtyard of the Fiestas, Ministry of Education, Mexico City, Mexico.

Diego Rivera. Our Bread. 1928. Fresco. South wall, Courtyard of the Fiestas, Ministry of Education, Mexico City, Mexico.

The Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera

The Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera

diego rivera famous paintings | Diego Rivera Painting in Secretary of Education Bldg.

diego rivera famous paintings | Diego Rivera Painting in Secretary of Education Bldg.

Diego Rivera sought to make art that reflected the lives of the Mexican people. In 1921, through a government program, he started a series of murals in public buildings. Some were controversial; his Man at the Crossroads in New York City's RCA building, which featured a portrait of Vladmir Lenin, was stopped and destroyed by the Rockefeller family.

Diego Rivera sought to make art that reflected the lives of the Mexican people. In 1921, through a government program, he started a series of murals in public buildings. Some were controversial; his Man at the Crossroads in New York City's RCA building, which featured a portrait of Vladmir Lenin, was stopped and destroyed by the Rockefeller family.

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