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Rivera's Still-Life with Glass and Bottle (1915), one of his Cubist pieces.
One of his realism-inspired works, Child with Chicken (1935).
(Left) Rivera with his third wife in 1929, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, famed for her self-portraits. (Right) Rivera in front of one of his paintings, Mexico, 1945.

Modern art vignettes of Mexican life

Diego Rivera is considered the most influential Mexican artist of the 20th century.
Feb 13, 2015 5:50 AM

THOSE who first discovered Mexican art through the 2002 movie on Frida Kahlo, would remember Diego Rivera as "Frida's husband".

But it's Rivera's public murals on government and private buildings and his legacy that looms larger in Mexican art and culture, and even politics, as an