Baile en Tehauntepec by Diego Rivera


Baile en Tehauntepec was painted by Diegro Rivera on 1935 and the original size is 18 15/16 x 23 7/8 in. (48.1 x 60.64 cm). It is now stored in Las Angeles Museum of Art.

This paintings shows a group of people are dancing. It use bright color to reflect the festival mode of normal life of Mexican working people.

Rivera's mission was, in his own words, to 'reproduce the pure basic images of my land. I wanted my paintings to reflect the social life of Mexico as I saw it, and through my vision of the truth to show the masses the outline of the future.'