Art: Rivera in California

The great Giotto painted himself into one of his murals at Padua as one of a crowd of penitent sinners. Last week the art world learned that Giotto's chief living disciple has also painted himself into a mural, not as a sinner, for he is a Communist and does not believe in that sort of thing, but as an artist at work.

On view last week at San Francisco's California School of Fine Arts was the latest wall work of Mexico's Diego Rivera, famed, fat and 40. As you look at the tropicolored...

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