Diego Rivera

Picasso & Rivera: Conversations Across Time
LA Times

Christopher Knight reviews Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), on view through May 7, 2017. Knight writes: “In 1915, Pablo Picasso acquired a small Cubist still life painted by his casual friend and acolyte, Diego Rivera… The small painting’s admixture of traditional and avant-garde French, Spanish […]

Cubism & War @ the Museo Picasso
The Artblog

Justin O. Walker reviews Cubism and War: The Crystal and the Flame at the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, on view through January 29th 2017. Walker writes: “The exhibit reveals the cubists in Paris were never far from the external specter of ruin, and evidently leery of the internal one. The war to end all wars was […]

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism
New York Review of Books

J. Hoberman reviews Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on view through January 8, 2017. Hoberman writes: “To a degree, ‘Paint the Revolution’ is the story of the three star muralists, Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco, who along with the posthumously canonized Frida Kahlo, defined the new […]