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Diego Rivera Returns to MoMA After 80-years

Although Diego Rivera‘s Agrarian Leader Zapata,  is an iconic component of the Museum of Modern Art in New York,  its has been eight decades since it has hosted an exhibit, commemorating the artist.

Where is Diego Rivera?

The six month exhibit, dubbed:  “Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art” winds down in NYC on May 14, 2012.

What is the address of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York?

Meanwhile, the exact location of the Diego Rivera exhibit is on the second floor  MoMA.

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) address is: 11 West 53 Street  |New York, NY10019 | 212.708.9400

Why is the Rivera collection so precious to the MoMA?

What makes the Diego Rivera exhibit such a momentous one is that the work has not been on display at  MoMA  for more than 80 years. During the original exhibit, decades ago , Diego  designed and constructed murals for the Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art with the aid of two assistants.

 

As Henri Matisse was the first monolithic  exhibit at MOMA, Diego Rivera was the second artist. During the Great Depression, the museum commissioned Diego Rivera to  configure the  murals on site. The byproduct became a portable  murals molded of  frescoed plaster.Diego Rivera’s  first series of  panels,  “Agrarian Leader Zapata. are MoMa’s iconic works of the collection.

What is the cost of the Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art exhibit?

MoMa awards its members with special admission fees, while visitors remit $22.50 for adults, free admission for children under 16 years old and $16 for senior citizens. It is also noteworthy that tickets purchased on the MoMa website save $2 per person.

Are any of Diego Rivera’s art prints on sale?

The MoMa currently sells three books and one Diego Rivera art print. However, this website  sells almost all of Diego Rivera art prints for a steal  ($7 to $36) . Please click Diego Rivera Art prints to  review the collection.

(CITATIONS: **The aforementioned information was compiled from the MoMa.og website.)

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