12 Rockefeller Controversy Man of the Crossroads mural was begun at Rockefeller Center in 1933.Contained portrait of Vladimir Lenin, a Russian leader.Rivera was asked to stop work on themural.Rivera went to Mexico City in 1934 to paint Man of the Crossroads.
13 Type of supplies Used mainly oil based Also did many things in water colorUsed rice paper
14 Art Style Diego coined his style of art to be called Mexicanidad Diego created a Mexicanidad movement which other artists called themselvesInfluenced by heritage, strong sturdy imagery and murals
15 Marriages First wife - Angeline Beloff Second wife - Lupe Marin 1922 – 1927Third wife – Frida Kahlo 1929 – 1954Fourth wife - Emma Hurtado 1955
16 Frida KahloDiego was married to Frida from 1929 to 1939, divorced a short time, then remarried from 1940 to 1954 upon her deathMexico’s most famous woman artistSelf portraits showing pain in herlife
17 Quotes “I've never believed in God, but I believe in Picasso”. “Never before had a woman put such agonizing poetry on canvas as Frida did”.“If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait”.
18 Death Died November 24, 1957 Died at age 70 Died in Mexico City of heart failureBuried in Mexico City