2012 : Diego Rivera’s Birthday

December 8, 2018 all-day

Detail of the Detroit Industry mural painted by Diego Rivera by Mala C, courtesy of Flickr

Today is the anniversary of Diego Rivera’s birthday. Among the most famous of his works is his mural on the walls of the Detroit Institute of Arts that celebrates the American worker, particularly those on the production lines of car plants, which was completed in 1933. Click here for more information about Rivera’s murals at the DIA.

The Detroit Industry Murals by Diego Rivera at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Source : Alicia Pflaumer, Diego Rivera, communist and Mexican icon, honored with Google Doodle, Christian Science Monitor, December 8, 2011.

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