ART: The Mexico of My Father


Guadalupe Rivera, daughter of Diego Rivera, sheds new light on the life and times of Mexico’s most famous artist.

Beyond the power of his imagery, painting style, and influence in Mexican art, to talk about Diego Rivera is to talk about Mexico, according to Guadalupe Rivera y Marín, daughter of the famous Mexican painter. During her talk, “The Mexico of My Father Diego Rivera,” organized by the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley and San Francisco’s Mexican Museum, Rivera y Marín discussed her father’s legacy and evolution as a muralist, in conversation with Andrew Kluger, president of the Mexican Museum...

Yngrid Fuentes
Publication date: 
August 19, 2015
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article