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Diego Rivera 

1886-1957

One of the Greatest Painters Of All Time

 Social Realist Mexican Muralist Painter

husband to Frida Kahlo

 Education - Academy of San Carlos

Stylistically influenced by the following painters and art styles; -  Cezanne, , Goya,  and Indigenous Mexican Pottery,  Carving and Folk Art

Cause of Death - Cancer

Diego Rivera Quotes

  "I've never believed in God. But I believe in Picasso.”
 Diego Rivera

“Never before had a woman put such agonizing poetry on canvas as Frida did.”
- Diego Rivera





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Top 10 Best Quotes About Art

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
 Leonardo da Vinci

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.   Vincent Van Gogh

I shut my eyes in order to see.  Paul Gauguin

The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.  
Leonardo da Vinci

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.   Edgar Degas

Absinthe is the only decent drink that suits an artist.  
Paul Gauguin

Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment. Claude Monet

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.  
Leonardo da Vinci

Art is either revolution or plagiarism.  
Paul Gauguin

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.  Michelangelo
 

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