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Diego Rivera
20th Century Modern Painter
Mexican, (December 13, 1886–November 24, 1957)
Death
November 24, 1957, Mexico City, Mexico

Exhibitions
2008 - 2009: "Diego Rivera: Masterworks from the Museo de Arte del Estado de Veracruz," October 25, 2008 - January 18, 2009, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
2008: "Diego Rivera - Epopeya Mural," Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
2008: "Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds," The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts
2007: "Mexico and Modern Printmaking: A Revolution in Graphic Arts, 1920-1950," Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2007: "Diego Rivera - Dibujos y Acuarelas," Galeria Pablo Goebel Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
2006: "Modern Mexican Masters," Naples Museum of Fine Art, Naples, Florida
2006: "Beyond Borders - Mexican Art Inspires 20th Century Art," Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
2005: "Mexican Moderns," Ernst Museum Budapest, Budpest, Hungary
2005: "Coleccion Femsa-Una Mirada Continental," Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
2004: "Artists of the Americas," Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D. C.
2004: "Titans of Modern Mexico," Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas
2003: "La Vida en Marcha-Mexican Prints from the Permanent Collection," The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
2001 - 2003: "Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection," Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas; March 31 - June 24, 2001, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; April 28 - September 26, 2002, El Museo del Barrio, New York, New York; October 17, 2002 - January 5, 2003, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; May 24 - September 21, 2003, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
2002: "Latin America on Paper," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
2002: "Diego Rivera: The Brilliance Before the Brush," Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
2001: "Frida Khalo, Diego Rivera & Mexican Modernism," National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
2001: "Diego Rivera," Fundacion PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000: "L'ecole de Paris, 1904-1929-La Part de l'Autre," Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2000: "Diego Rivera," March 31 - May 28, 2000, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
1999: "Diego Rivera," Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York, New York
1999: "Diego Rivera: Art and Revolution," February 14 - May 2, 1999, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio; May 30 - August 16, 1999, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
1998: "Masterworks on Paper from the Collection of George Hopper Fitch," The de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
1998: "Drawing in Latin America," Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
1997: "Encounter with Modern Art: Works from the Rothschild Family Collections," San Francisco Museum fo Modern Art, San Francisco, California
1997: "Diego Rivera," March 20 - June 8, 1997, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
1996: "Contemporary New Mexico Artists: Sketches and Schemas," Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1996: "Diego Rivera: The Master at His Easel," Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, D. C.
1992: "Crosscurrents of Modernism: Four Latin American Pioneers: Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Wifredo Lam, Matta," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D. C.
1988: "Diego Rivera: A Retrospective," Hayward Gallery, London, England
1950: Venice biennale, Venice, Italy
1932: Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1931: "Retrospective," Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
1930: Solo exhibition, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
1925: "Pan-American Exhibition," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
1916: Modern Gallery, New York, New York
1915: "Los Pintores Integros," Madrid, Spain
1914: "One Man Show," Gallery of Berthe Weill, Paris, France
1914: "Societe des Artistes Independants," Paris, France
1913: "Salon d'Automne," Paris, France
1913: "Groupe Libre," Gallerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France
1912: "Societe des Artistes Independants," Paris, France
1911: "Salon d' Automne," Paris, France
1906: "Annual Exhibition," San Carlos Academy, Mexico City, Mexico

Collections
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Berardo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Mills College, Oakland, California
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Museo de Arte Latinomericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, San Paulo, Brazil
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museo Diego Rivera, Mexico City, Mexico
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, California
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Tate, Liverpool, England
Tate Modern, London, England
Tehran Museum of Contemorary Art, Tehran, Iran

Work History
1950: Designs the sets for Jose Revueltas' stage play "El General de la Soledad," Mexico City, Mexico
1950: Illustrates the limited edition of Pablo Neruda's "Canto General," Mexico City, Mexico
1947: Co-founder, Commission for Mural Painting, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes , Mexico City, Mexico
1943: Professor, Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura, La Esmeralda College of Art, Mexico City, Mexico
1934: Muralist, Rockefeller Center, New York, New York
1933: Muralist, Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, Michigan
1932: Set and costume designer, Carlos Chavez's ballet "Horse Power"
1930: Muralist, Art Institute, San Francisco, California
1930: Muralist, San Francisco Stock Exchange, San Francisco, California
1929: Muralist, National Palace, Mexico City, Mexico
1929: Director, Academy of San Carlos, San Carlos, Mexico
1922: Muralist, Simon Bolivar Amphitheatre of the National Preparatory School, Mexico City, Mexico

Education
1896 - 1906: The Academy of San Carlos, San Carlos, Mexico

Born
December 13, 1886, Guanajuato, Mexico


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