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"Only the work of art itself can raise the standard of taste."

- Diego Rivera

Friday of Sorrows on the Canal of Santa Anita, 1923-1924, Scenes of Ministry of Education Cycle; by Diego Rivera
The Burning of the Judases, 1923-1924, Scenes of Ministry of Education Cycle; by Diego Rivera
Entering the Mines, 1923, Scenes of Ministry of Education Cycle; by Diego Rivera
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Frida Kahlo in a hospital bed, drawing on her cast with the help of a mirror, 1951.

LeRoy Neiman, Olympics and sports artist, dies aged 91

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US artist LeRoy Neiman, an official painter of five Olympiads famed for his instant renditions of sporting action, has died in New York aged 91.

Wedding Photo of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo 21 August 1929
Portrait of Daughter Ruth Rivera, 1949; by Diego Rivera

"They are so damn ‘intellectual’ and rotten that I can’t stand them anymore….I [would] rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those ‘artistic’ bitches of Paris."

- Frida Kahlo, (on Andre Breton and the European surrealists) letter to Nickolas Muray, 02-16-1939

"I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint."

- Frida Kahlo