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Author Hamill, Pete, 1935-

Title Diego Rivera / Pete Hamill
Published New York ; London : Harry N. Abrams, 1999

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Description 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: The Masks of Diego Rivera -- Ch. 1. In the Town of Frogs -- Ch. 2. Europe -- Ch. 3. Mexico Again -- Ch. 4. The Cubist Adventure -- Ch. 5. Renaissance -- Ch. 6. Chapingo, Russia, and Frida -- Ch. 7. The Belly of the Beast -- Ch. 8. The Long Good-bye
Summary "Like his contemporary, Pablo Picasso, the Mexican artist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) was a man of enormous energy, astonishing versatility, and voracious appetites. Rivera made his mark as one of the greatest muralists of the twentieth century. His dramatic public life involved him in the deepest contradictions of art and politics. The great years of Rivera's art - the 1920s and early 1930s - saw an outpouring of work that was equal to the achievement of any twentieth-century master."--BOOK JACKET. "Pete Hamill's Diego Rivera narrates the life and explores the art of this remarkable figure: prodigiously productive artist, polemicist and political activist, Mexican nationalist, and lover of many women. Acknowledging the cost of Rivera's didactic communism, Hamill focuses on what is enduring in his work."--BOOK JACKET. "Pete Hamill has served as editor in chief of the New York Daily News, the New York Post, and the Mexico City News."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-205) and index
Subject Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957, artist
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957.
Painters -- Mexico -- Biography.
Painting, Mexican.
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Mexico.
Artists -- Mexico -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957.
LC no. 99028100
ISBN 0810932342
0810990822 (paperback)
9780810990821