Conversations with Diego Rivera Book Launch
July 9, 2018 7:30-9pm CDT, 314 W 8th St, Dallas, Texas 75208

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.

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Conversations with Diego Rivera
The Monster in His Labyrinth
Alfredo Cardona Peña
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.