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My artist name is Diego Rivera he is a Mexican painter who produced murals on social themes and who ranks one of my countries greatestartists He was born in Guanajuato and educated at the San CarlosAcademy of Fine Arts in Mexico City he studied painting in Europebetween 1907 and 1921 becoming familiar with the innovative cubistforms of the French painter Paul Cezanne and Pablo Picasso In 1921 Riviera returned to Mexico and took a prominent part inrevival of mural painting initiated by artists and sponsored by thegovernment Believing that art should serve the working people and bereadily available to them he concentrated on painting large frescoesconcerning the history and social problems of Mexicoon the walls of public buldingsHis works during 1930s includedfrescoes the Ministry of Educational Mexico City and in the NationalRivera was an active member of the Mexican Communist party and he painted murals in the National Palace Mexico City 1929 and thePalace Cortes Cuernavaca1930 In 1929 Riviera married Frida Kahlowho is now considered to have been a leading 20th century MexicanI think what I like the most the murals that he painted I liked how hedrew the Indian people their faces the scenery the palace and his styleRivieras murals are rich in archeological detail and painted in sharplyoutlined linear style Most of them have clear three dimensionalfigures in a shallow space although a deep spatial extension oflandscape appears at the top of some works Rivera also executed easelpaintings and portraits and designed and built his Mexico City house the Anahuacalli which is now a museum housing the extensivecollection of pre-Columbian art that he left for Mexican people I likedthe water colors that Riviera used for the murals and the way he paintedthe pictures I imagine take him a long time to draw the murals and paintthem and drawing the faces I have seen his murals in the walls inMexico
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