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The 349 Artworks of Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera - The Flower CarrierThe Flower CarrierDiego Rivera

In 1935, Diego Rivera masterfully created ‘The Flower Carrier’ (known in its original language as ‘Cargador de Flores’). Like many of Rivera’s paintings, ‘The Flower Carrier’ imparts simplicity, yet exudes much symbolism and meaning. The vibrant colors are rubbed into the masonite, a most common met...

Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, United States)
Diego Rivera - Zapatista Landscape - The GuerrillaZapatista Landscape - The GuerrillaDiego Rivera

In 1909, Rivera (1886–1957) made his first trip to Paris. He returned two years later and resided in the Montparnasse area. In 1913, he began painting Cubist works there, and Zapatista Landscape is an example of his involvement with the movement. In 1915, Diego Rivera completed his masterwork Zapati...

Diego Rivera - Man at the Crossroads/Man, Controller of the UniversMan at the Crossroads/Man, Controller of the UniversDiego Rivera

Diego Rivera was a prominent Mexican painter and muralist, his works depicted the life of the indigenous people and their culture. His mural Man at the Crossroads, was made when he was achieving mass popularity. Nelson Rockefeller, a member of the Rockefeller family, commissioned the mural to be pla...

Diego Rivera - Detroit Industry, North WallDetroit Industry, North WallDiego Rivera

Detroit Industry is a series of 27 murals depicting industry, painted on the walls of the Ford Motor Company, and was considered by Rivera to be his best work. Whereas some of the panels depict workers in the Ford Motor Company River Rouge Plant, other panels illustrate all areas of industry, includ...

Diego Rivera - CreationCreationDiego Rivera

His first government-commissioned mural, Creation was created over the course of a year and covers over a thousand square feet. The figures in the mural are over twelve feet high, which were in proportion to the huge pipe organ which surrounded the wall. Although it was widely popular, Rivera felt t...

Diego Rivera - Frozen AssetsFrozen AssetsDiego Rivera
188 x 239 cm, (1931)

In Frozen Assets, Rivera coupled his appreciation for New York’s distinctive vertical architecture with a potent critique of the city's economic inequities. The panel’s upper register features a dramatic sequence of largely recognizable skyscrapers, most completed within a few years of Rivera’s arri...