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AUTHOR: JODI ROBERTS

Posts by Jodi Roberts
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April 26, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions, Videos
Diego Rivera and the Rockefellers

Rivera’s partnership with the Rockefeller family continues to be one of the most intriguing artist/patron relationships of the 20th century. The research we completed for the exhibition Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art offered the chance to take a closer look at this unlikely collaboration Read more

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March 13, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
A Tour of New York City with Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera. Pneumatic Drill (cartoon for Pneumatic Drilling). 1931. Charcoal on paper, 97 1/4 x 76 7/8″ (247 x 195.2 cm). Museo Dolores Olmedo, Xochimilco, Mexico. © 2012 Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, México, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Diego Rivera was enthralled with New York City from the moment he arrived here in November 1931, six weeks before the opening of his retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art. Read more

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February 1, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions, Conservation
Diego Rivera: How to Make a Portable Mural

Diego Rivera. Agrarian Leader Zapata. 1931. Fresco on reinforced cement in a galvanized-steel framework, 93 3/4 x 74

The focus of the exhibition Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art, currently on view on the second floor, is a set of “portable murals” Rivera made for his retrospective exhibition at MoMA in 1931. Read more