There were different, cultural and art styles that influenced Diego Rivera’s painting such as the classical European style and Aztec art. His use of figures and colors depict those that were used by Indians as images to narrate their historical events and myths. This painting mainly represented his strong position in protecting one’s beliefs in his or her culture (Dawn, 199). During this time, there was a lot of Mexican Renaissance and Muralism.
In the painting, it is evident that his work incorporated cubism where he incorporated the cultures from his early studies. He engaged various architectural skills and geometry (Dawn, 106). The figures in his painting appear to be simplified; however, there is nothing straightforward about these figures which are overwhelming to the eye. As culture changes over time, so do these images progress throughout; however, it depends on how people interpret them.
Conclusively, Rivera’s painting can also be said to have been influenced by the impact of Mexican Revolution which was immense at the time. Additionally, there were Mexican mural painters who disseminated and interpreted the ideas that were there in revolution. Rivera assisted the American to realize other people’s cultural nationalism when under the revolutionary