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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo arriving at Michigan Central Station

1932

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, United States

Chief mural assistant Clifford Wight, Frida Kahlo, DIA director William Valentiner, and Diego Rivera meeting at Michigan Central Station in Detroit. DIA director William Valentiner wanted an artist of the times to create a permanent work on the walls of the museum. It was his idea to invite Mexico’s most famous muralist, Rivera, to the museum.

Details

  • Title: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo arriving at Michigan Central Station
  • Date Created: 1932
  • Rights: Courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts

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