Diego Rivera

An iconic work by Mexican artist Diego Rivera, depicting Detroit industry. At the DIA. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Diego Rivera’s Murals At Detroit Institute Of Arts Get Historic Landmark Status

The “Detroit Industry” murals were conceived by Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

(credit: dia.org)

Confirmed: Detroit Hires Christie’s To Appraise DIA

Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has been largely mum on the subject of whether the city could sell art to repay creditors.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2013

(credit: dia.org)

Play Celebrates Diego Rivera in Detroit

If you haven’t already done so, mark your calendar for the day 79 years ago when Diego Rivera’s famous “Detroit Industry” murals debuted.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2012


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,565 other followers