Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Today's Google Doodle celebrates 125th Birth Day of Diego Rivera , a Famous Mexican painter





Google shows a Doodle today (December 08 th, 2011) for celebrating 125th Birth Day of Diego Rivera.

Rivera was born on December 8th, 1886 in Guanajuato which is a city located in central Mexico.



Diego Rivera was considered leader of Mexican muralists.

A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface. A particularly distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture.
Source- wikipedia.


You can see below the Diego Rivera's mural depicting Mexico's history at the National Palace in Mexico City.


Diego Rivera is credited with re-introducing frescoes – murals painted on fresh plaster – into modern art and architecture.

His full name looks very lengthy. (Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez)

Diego Rivera's Wife  Frida Kahlo is also a famous painter who is best known for her self-portraits.

 The below photo shows both Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.


Watch the below Video to see the famous Murals of Diego Rivera.



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