Diego Rivera was a prominent Mexican painter and husband of Frida Kahlo. He is known for painting the Mexican culture and his murals. He painted the history of Mexico on the walls of the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City. Looking at some of his paintings, what are some common features? What can we learn about the Mexican culture?
If you were to paint a mural or painting representing Latin American or Mexican culture, what would you paint? Make sure to include the people. What colors would you use?
Includes step-by-step directions on how to draw a calla lily. Hope your students enjoy creating their own Diego Rivera styled paintings.