Rivera Diego


 (rĭ-vĕr′ə, rē-vĕ′rä), Diego 1886-1957.
Mexican painter noted for his murals that exalt workers in a style derived from Mexican folk art.
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A rank outsider in the Oscar stakes where her monobrow and moustache really can't compete with Nicole Kidman's prosthetic nose, nonetheless Salma Hayek delivers a compelling screen filling performance as Frida Kahlo, the bisexual, Communist Mexican artist whose life and marriage to muralist and inveterate womaniser Rivera Diego (Alfred Molina) was no less colourful or vividly full of passion than her paintings.