Diego Rivera's Famous Quotes

“I've never believed in God, but I believe in Picasso. ”
- Diego Rivera

“If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait. ”
- Diego Rivera

“Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality. (talking of his wife Frida Kahlo) ”
- Diego Rivera

“Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. ”
- Diego Rivera

“Never before had a woman put such agonizing poetry on canvas as Frida did. ”
- Diego Rivera

“July 13, 1954 was the most tragic day of my life. I had lost my beloved Frida forever. To late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida.”
- Diego Rivera

“I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And would continue to be, up to the moment she died, 27 years later.”
- Diego Rivera