publication . Article . 2010

Goddesses and mothers, the feminine archetype in Diego Rivera

Dina Comisarenco Mirkin;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 05 Nov 2010
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
In this paper I examine the representation of the feminine archetype in Diego Rivera´s murals, considering not just his learned use of traditional allegorical symbols, but also, his personal experiences, in particular those in regard to filial love, maternity/paternity, and his very complex amorous relationships with some outstanding women of his time, which in a more or less conscious way, the artist intertwined with extraordinary lyrical imagination in his ample and complex iconographic programs. I conclude that for Rivera, muralism was not only an instrument of political action, such as it is normally recognized by specialized literature, but also, an opportu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Diego Rivera, Feminine Archetype, Goddesses, Mothers, Arquetip Femení, Deesses, Mares, General Social Sciences, Universality (philosophy), Political action, Archetype, Gender studies, Painting, Sociology, Aesthetics, Arquetipo femenino, Pscioanálisis del arte, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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publication . Article . 2010

Goddesses and mothers, the feminine archetype in Diego Rivera

Dina Comisarenco Mirkin;