This volume presents an illustrated survey of Rivera's work. It shows how the artist was viewed by contemporaries like Picasso and Dali as a troublemaker, complete with revolver and bandolier. Rivera is seen as having brought to art a distinctive understanding of its public role and history.
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Book Description Taschen, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Revolutionary and troublemaker Diego Rivera (1886-1957) pioneered public art - particularly with his magnificent murals - that was both highly advanced and profoundly accessible. His tumultuous career is surveyed in this richly illustrated Spanish-language entry in the Basic Art series celebrating major artists. This enticing collection shows both the wide range of his art and its influence on other painters and artistic movements. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_3822885606