Tag Archives: Diego Rivera


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

Yevgeniy Fiks in his guerrilla performance Communist Tour of MoMA, 2010

Seeing Red at MoMA

The museum sanctions a “Communist Tour” of the Diego Rivera show–and more Read More


Blast from the Past

Artists around the globe are turning Socialist Realism on its head, layering the once-potent tool of propaganda with irony and nostalgia. Read More