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08/12/1886 Mexican painter Diego Rivera is born

Diego Rivera was a prominent Mexican painter who focused on art that reflected the lives of the working class in Mexico. During the trip to Italy, he was amazed by Renaissance frescos there. Later in Mexico, he began to paint murals, paintings on the walls of buildings. This activity of his was sponsored by a government.


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  • Personal 

  • Career in Mexico 

  • Later years