"I paint what I see," said Rivera

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Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Mexican muralist and revolutionary socialist, Diego Rivera. In 1933, Diego Rivera painted the mural shown above, Man at the Crossroads, in Rockefeller Center in New York City. Multimillionaire Nelson Rockefeller demanded that it be changed to remove the portraits of Lenin, Trotsky, Marx and Engels. Rivera refused, and […]

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