Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art

Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art

Diego Rivera Leah Dickerman Anna Indych-Lopez / Jul 22, 2019

Diego Rivera Murals for the Museum of Modern Art Murals for the Museum of Modern Art In Diego Rivera was the subject of The Museum of Modern Art s second monographic exhibition which set new attendance records in its five week run The Museum brought Rivera to New York six weeks

  • Title: Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art
  • Author: Diego Rivera Leah Dickerman Anna Indych-Lopez
  • ISBN: 9780870708176
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1931, Diego Rivera was the subject of The Museum of Modern Art s second monographic exhibition, which set new attendance records in its five week run The Museum brought Rivera to New York six weeks before the show s opening and gave him on site studio space There he produced five portable murals large blocks of frescoed plaster, slaked lime and wood that feature bIn 1931, Diego Rivera was the subject of The Museum of Modern Art s second monographic exhibition, which set new attendance records in its five week run The Museum brought Rivera to New York six weeks before the show s opening and gave him on site studio space There he produced five portable murals large blocks of frescoed plaster, slaked lime and wood that feature bold images drawn from Mexican subject matter and address themes of revolution and class inequity After the opening, to great publicity, Rivera added three murals, now taking on New York subjects through monumental images of the urban working class and the city during the Great Depression Published in conjunction with an exhibition that brings together key works made for Rivera s 1931 show, this catalogue casts the artist as a highly cosmopolitan figure who traveled between Russia, Mexico and the United States and examines the intersection of artmaking and radical politics in the 1930s Illustrated with reproductions of each panel as well as related paintings, drawings, prints and documentary photographs, the book s essays investigate the international politics of muralism, Rivera s history with MoMA, the iconography of the portable murals and technical aspects of the artist s working process.Diego Rivera 1886 1957 was a central figure in the development of Mexican muralism, an ambitious public art initiative intended to relay Mexico s ideals after the Revolution 1910 1920 A highly cosmopolitan artist, Rivera had spent many years in Europe before returning to Mexico in 1921, and in 1927 he traveled to the Soviet Union where he met Alfred Barr, the soon to be founding director of The Museum of Modern Art, New York Rivera s artistic celebrity benefitted from major commissions in the United States, including murals for the Pacific Stock Exchange, the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, MoMA and the Detroit Institute of Arts By the 1930s, he enjoyed an unrivaled status at the center of international debates about public art and politics

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    1. Sugar Cane(145.1 x 239.1 cm)The Uprising(188 x 239 cm)The purpose of this book is to outline the artistic work Diego Rivera did for the newly opened Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City in the early 1930’s. These were large murals (fresco’s) – five depicted Mexico’s turbulent history (as opposed to a flowery presentation in vogue during that time period), and three others on urban New York. Diego Rivera was overwhelmed by the endless construction and growth he witnessed in New Yo [...]


    2. Viewed this exhibit earlier this year and picked up the book recently form the library. I've never been much of a fan of Rivera's work. I find it very static and full of too much propaganda. Regardless, this book was very educational on how the original exhibit was organized and what inspired a recreation of the original 1931 MoMA restrospective. Great beginning essay regarding all of the above. The book then discussed each fresco individually. The end of the book discussed the actual fresco pro [...]


    3. Si quiere conocer porque Diego Rivera tuvo tan importante impacto en la pintura de inicios del sigo XX, éste es un libro que lleva de la mano al lector para entender su fuerza, su ideología, el valor de las pinturas y la historia de diferencias sociales que el pintor quiere mostrar en cada una de sus obras. Se basa en la exposición exclusiva que le dedicó el MOMA en los años treinta —la segunda después de haber dedicado una a Matisse—, en sus siete murales portátiles— el guerrero in [...]


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