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A portrait of My Mexican Heroine the Beautiful Wife of diego rivera by John McDonald
Dare You is a portrait of Mexico's most loved artist, by Derbyshire based Scottish Artist John McDonald.
With striking and unusual colouring, the beautiful wife of Diego Rivera is depicted wearing scarlet head band and elaborate earrings set with pearls/coloured stones. The face is painted in yellows and and fiery orange against a beautiful deep red background.
The uncompromising and fierce beauty of Dare You continues John McDonald's Mexican Heroine series, being the third of thirteen portraits. He has a very literal empathy with the Mexican artist, and the body of work as a whole explores themes of love and loss, suffering and strength, and passion for life.
An outsider artist whose practice is the key to survival and relationship, following 17 years of profound deafness, John McDonald’s work declares: