Category Archives: Diego Rivera

Touch of Saturnino Herran

You’ve never heard of me? That’s all right, don’t apologize. Most people haven’t. I’ll explain. I am born in this city, not far from the Aguascalientes Museum where we stand, and begin taking private drawing lessons as a child. My progress enthuses instructors, and when I’m eighteen, two years after my father dies, they urge […]

Also posted in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Painters, Saturnino Herran

First Review of Paint it Blue

The first review of “Paint it Blue” has just been posted on Amazon.com, and I’m honored that painter and writer Peter Wood gave the book five stars. Here is the review: Most Helpful Customer Reviews 5 of 5 people found the following review helpful 5.0 out of 5 stars — Painters Exposed As Never Before! […]

Also posted in Art, Frida Kahlo, George Thomas Clark, Pablo Picasso, Paint it Blue, Painters, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh

Paint it Blue – Published

Paint it Blue, the long-anticipated collection of stories about painters, has been published and is now available. Introduction – We wonder what they’re thinking, so we ask Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. And you, Picasso, what are you really like? Vincent van Gogh, please tell us more about your agony and inspiration. We must also […]

Also posted in Art, Art Galleries, Charles White, Dorothea Tanning, Fernando Motilla, Francisco Goitia, Francoise Gilot, Frida Kahlo, George Luks, Getty Museum, Guernica, Hammer Museum, James McNeill Whistler, Joe Overstreet, Pablo Picasso, Uncategorized, William H. Johnson

Diego Tours Rivera Museum

This story is part of the collection” Paint it Blue” Bather of Tehuantepec

Also posted in Frida Kahlo, Guanajuato, Mexico, Mexico City, Pablo Picasso, Painters

Hand of Orozco

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” Catharsis

Also posted in David Alfaro Siqueiros, Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexico, Painters

Mexico City – Blog Tour on Goodreads

Mexico City is a beautiful and exciting place. Check it out on my Blog Tour

Also posted in Art, Art Galleries, David Alfaro Siqueiros, George Thomas Clark, Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexico, Mexico City

Ramos Martinez Debates Rivera

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” “The Bondage of War” “Indian Couple” “Indian Mother” “Calla Lily Vendor”

Also posted in Alfredo Ramos Martinez, Art, Mexico, Painters, Pasadena

Entreating “The Two Fridas”

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” To see “The Two Fridas,” please click here

Also posted in Art, Frida Kahlo, Health, LACMA, Marriage, Mental Health, Mexico, Mexico City, Painters, Surrealism

Amiri Baraka Clears Mind

decades ago when poet amiri baraka’s surname jones rebuked for obscenity by langston hughes in essay “that boy leroi” boy now almost eighty on stage with fiftyish daughter at hammer museum and can’t remember abstract impressionist painter who dripped jackson pollock she said and the mexican muralist my man diego rivera she said baraka generally […]

Also posted in Amiri Baraka, Art, Charles White, Duke Ellington, Economics, Hammer Museum, Jackson Pollock, Music, Painters, Poetry, Poetry - GTC, Poverty

In the Blue House

It can’t be too late. This is a meeting so compelling and mandatory that all rules, technicalities, and encumbrances must be ignored. It doesn’t matter they are dead. It doesn’t matter they never knew each other. It doesn’t matter they were married. It matters only that the proper time be chosen, a common instant that […]

Also posted in Art, Ernest Hemingway, Frida Kahlo, Painters, Short Stories - GTC, The Bold Investor, Writers

David Alfaro Siqueiros Rides Again

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” To see The New Democracy, please click here To see The Tough Colonel, please click here To see Our Present Image, please click here To see From the Dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz to the Revolution, please click here Other Sources – Murals under the Stars […]

Also posted in Art, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Leon Trotsky, Los Angeles, Mexico, Mexico City, Murals, Museums, Painters, Porfirio Diaz

McSorley’s Cats Soothe John Sloan

This story is from the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Alcohol, Art, Ashcan School, George Luks, John Sloan, Jose Clemente Orozco, Mental Health, New York City, Painters, Robert Henri, Williams Glackens

Frida Celebrates Centennial

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Art, Frida Kahlo, Mexico, Mexico City, Murals, Museums, Painters

Diego Denies his Art Naïve

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Art, Frida Kahlo, Mexico, Mexico City, Murals, Museums, Nelson Rockefeller, Painters