A tertulia event for Conversations with Diego Rivera: The Monster in His Labyrinth, first English translation. With dramatic readings in the original Spanish and the new English, featuring special guests: writer Ben Fountain and art historian Rick Bretell, with Cora Cardona and her daughter, artist Sara Cardona. This will be followed by a conversation about how these two creatives (Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona-Peña) came to know one another. There will also be a Rivera cocktail for the evening and lots of authentic Mexican music.
Conversations with Diego Rivera|
The Monster in His Labyrinth
due out in July 2018
A year of weekly interviews from 1949-1950 with artist Diego Rivera by poet Alfredo Cardona-Peña disclose Rivera's iconoclastic views of life and the art world of that time.
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