Diego Rivera's Portuguese ancestry

Diego Rivera's Portuguese ancestry It is said in Mexico that good life stories are passionate. They are happy and painful, they tie and untie blind knots in the throat, like a harsh swallow of cheap tequila. We set the tone and enter one of the taciturn taverns of the city of Guanajuato - the so-called "cantinas", where personal tales are distilled as the glasses advance. Rough stone walls in the half-light, damp breath. In my head, Chavela Vargas sings "Tú me acostumbraste." It's night and it's raining softly outside. With a toast, we seal the moment. And we tell a secret life story.

Face to face

27.05.2023 | by Pedro Cardoso