The Mexico of My Father Diego Rivera

Guadalupe Rivera y Marín

Title Conditional: The Mexico of My Father Diego Rivera
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm | Great Hall, Bancroft Hotel (2680 Bancroft Way)

Read "Art: The Mexico of My Father" by Yngrid Fuentes in the Fall 2015 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.

Guadalupe Rivera y Marín, Ph.D., the daughter of Diego Rivera, will dissect her father's impact on the culture, politics, and society of post-revolutionary Mexico. Recalling the Mexico of her father, she will examine his interaction with the world around him.

Guadalupe Rivera y Marín, Ph.D., is a lawyer, former legislator and ambassador to the United Nations, and Diego Rivera Foundation Chair and Director.   

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Mexican Museum.

HIGHLIGHT: Guadalupe Rivera y Marín on her Berkeley dream.

HIGHLIGHT: Guadalupe Rivera y Marín on Picasso and her father Diego Rivera.

Guadalupe Rivera y Marín at CLAS, November 2015. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Guadalupe Rivera y Marín at CLAS, November 2015. (Photo by Jim Block.)

CLAS chair Harley Shaiken introduces Andy Kluger and Dr. Rivera. (Photo by Jim Block.)
CLAS chair Harley Shaiken introduces Andy Kluger and Dr. Rivera. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Andy Kluger, chair of the board of the Mexican Museum, in conversation with Dr. Rivera. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Andy Kluger, chair of the board of the Mexican Museum, in conversation with Dr. Rivera. (Photo by Jim Block.)

A rapt audience listened to Dr. Rivera on her father and Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)
A rapt audience listened to Dr. Rivera on her father and Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Dr. Rivera laughs as she tells of her father's refusal to let her study at Berkeley. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Dr. Rivera laughs as she tells of her father's refusal to let her study at Berkeley. (Photo by Jim Block.)

An overflow audience listens to Dr. Rivera.  (Photo by Jim Block.)
An overflow audience listens to Dr. Rivera.  (Photo by Jim Block.)

A young woman in the audience. (Photo by Jim Block.)
A young woman in the audience. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Audience members laugh at one of Dr. Rivera's stories of her father and Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience members laugh at one of Dr. Rivera's stories of her father and Mexico. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Dr. Rivera with an audience member after her talk. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Dr. Rivera with an audience member after her talk. (Photo by Jim Block.)

An overflow crowd packed the Bancroft Hotel to hear Dr, Rivera speak. (Photo by Jim Block.)
An overflow crowd packed the Bancroft Hotel to hear Dr, Rivera speak. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Diego Rivera shown as a boy in detail from his mural "Sunday Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Central Park." (Photo by Tanke67.)
Diego Rivera shown as a boy in detail from his mural "Sunday Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Central Park." (Photo by Tanke67.)