Diego Rivera

Mexican, 1886–1957

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Bio

Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego Rivera found his calling as a muralist. A visit to the Soviet Union informed his signature earth-toned, Social Realist style. In accordance with his …

Auction
High auction record
$9.8m, Christie's, 2018

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 10 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
The Guardian, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 1 more
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