Safe trip, Master Rivera...
Arturo Rivera (1945-2020)
Plastic artist Arturo Rivera (Mexico City, 1945) has died this Thursday morning from a brain hemorrhage, his daughter, Emilia Rivera Mejía, confirmed on her social networks. Rivera was 75 years old and lived in Mexico City. Mexico's National Institute of Fine Arts has lamented ′′ the sensitive death of the renowned artist, who leaves a transcendent legacy in the country's plastic ".
′′ There are realities that wouldn't exist if Arturo Rivera hadn't painted them ", wrote art critic Carlos Blas Galindo, who defined him as an artist who ′′ broke into reality with the unconscious purpose or not, whether or not, to disrupt it With closed scenarios and opaque tones, and portraits of bodies hiding but opening the depth of their eyes to the watcher, Rivera managed to capture the vulnerability and darkness of their subjects from painting, engraving and sculpture .. ′′ Rivera paints what is not possible to get but painting ", Blas Galindo sentenced.