Dear Diego

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Painters - 86 pages
Angelina Beloff, a romantic Russian exile and painter, continuously writes to Mexican artist, Diego Rivera, her companion of ten years, and although her letters are never answered, they eventually become a vehicle for her own personal expression and explo

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The common-law wife of the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera for a decade around World War I, Angelina Beloff bore him a son (who died in infancy) and sacrificed her own talent to his. Rivera ... Read full review


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Elena Poniatowska is the author of more than forty works, including the classic Massacre in Mexico and the novels Dear Diego and Tinisima (FSG, 1996). She lives in Mexico City.

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