Tag Archives: Diego Rivera

1943: Workers and Paintings

Honoré Sharrer: Workers and Paintings (1943) I can’t identify all the paintings in this painting. Leave a comment if you can fill in the blanks:                   Hugo Gellert : Free Man’s Duties (No 4) … Continue reading

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1933: As for Myself, I Calmly Continued to Paint

Diego Rivera writes about the reactions to his murals in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Thoroughly immersed in my labors though I was, I became conscious after a time, that whispers were beginning to circulate through the city concerning certain … Continue reading

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1938: Einstein on the Bridge

Born in Lithuania,  Ben Shahn learned fresco painting as an assistant to Diego Rivera in the 1930s. As one of the artists commissioned for the New Deal Arts Project’s national mural program, Shahn created murals across the country that emphasized … Continue reading

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