MEXICO: Scientific Diet

Diego Maria Conception Juan Nepo-muceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodriguez, 58, better known as Painter Diego Rivera, glorified revolution in his murals. Now he turns out rousing nudes for night-club walls, and full-length appreciations of Mexican society beauties. Through Excelsior's columnist Tibon, Rivera recently revealed an earlier devotion to women which was even more consuming.

As a youth in Paris, claimed Rivera, who loves a tall tale and knows how to tell one, he ate women. His motive was scientific: to prove that the human species thrives best...

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