Place of birth: <br />Guanajuato City, Gto., Mex.<br />Date of birth:<br />December 8, 1886.<br />Date and cause of death:<br /><ul><li> November 24, 1957</li></ul> He died of heart failure.<br />
Accomplishments:<br />PAINTER AND MURALIST.<br /><ul><li> HIS WALL WORKS IN FRESCO HELPED ESTABLISH THE MEXICAN MURAL RENAISSANCE.
HIS ORIGINAL PAINTING STYLE AND THE FORCE OF HIS IDEAS REMAIN MAJOR INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN PAINTING.</li></li></ul><li>Diego Rivera, Mural, Monumental Stairway in National Palace, Mexico City, D.F.<br />Mexican artist Diego Rivera's 'Califa,' his first U.S. fresco.<br />
Man at the Crossroads, destroyed by being chipped from the wall and smashed to powder, at Radio City in the Rockefeller Center, New York! <br />Man, Controller of the Universe, Palacio de BellasArtes, Mexico City, 1934 .<br />
Important information:<br />His parents: Diego and Maria Barrientos Rivera.<br />He was the elder of twin brothers, but his brother died at the age of two.<br />He was married with Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican painter. <br />
Reasons to Admire him<br />He painted what he thought about his country<br />He considerate middle class in his murals as a main work and economic force.<br />The unique style on his paintings <br />
Common Characteristics<br />They had great initiative <br />They had string determination <br />They were a creative thinkers <br />They had great passion for work<br />They were a risk takers<br />