Organized by Leah Dickerman, Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture.


The exhibition is made possible in part by BBVA Bancomer, with major support provided by the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA).

The Museum acknowledges generous funding from David Rockefeller, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, and The Mexican Friends of Rivera: Dr. Abraham Franklin and Gina Diez Barroso de Franklin, Roberto and Aimée Servitje, Yvonne Dadoo de Lewis and Martin Lewis, Marie Thérèse Hermand de Arango, Juan Beckmann Vidal and Doris Legorreta de Beckmann, Timothy Heyman and Malú Montes de Oca de Heyman, and Enrique Norten.

Special thanks to our hotel sponsor, Hôtel Americano, Chelsea, New York.

Additional support is provided by the Consulate General of Mexico in New York and by the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York.

Support for the publication is provided by The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art.


Curatorial Direction and Text

Leah Dickerman, Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture
Jodi Roberts, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture


Anny Aviram, Conservator, Department of Conservation

Design and Development


Design Management

Allegra Burnette, Creative Director, Department of Digital Media

Project Management

Maggie Lederer, Senior Producer, Department of Digital Media


Jason Persse, Editorial Manager, Department of Marketing and Communications


David Hart, Media Producer, Department of Digital Media
Stephanie Pau, Associate Educator, Interpretation and Research, Department of Education
Rob Chapman
Lost and Found Films

Spanish Translation

Eriksen Translations

Special Thanks

Rebecca Roberts, Assistant Editor, Department of Publications; August Heffner, Assistant Creative Director, Department of Graphic Design; Claire Corey, Production Manager, Department of Graphic Design; Aurica García Schaible, Intern, Department of Painting and Sculpture; Dan Phiffer, Developer, Department of Digital Media; Elise Nussbaum; Sara Dayton

Additional Photo Credits

Images by Peter A. Juley & Son, courtesy the Smithsonian American Art Museum (americanart.si.edu)
Images by Lucienne Bloch, courtesy Old Stage Studios (www.luciennebloch.com)