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Tuesday, 21 January 2014


CLIFFORD WIGHT by Mike Yates

Clifford Wight, a painter and sculptor, is best known for being an assistant, secretary and translator to the well-known Mexican artist Diego Rivera (1886 – 1957). Wight helped paint many of Rivera’s best-known murals, both in Mexico and in the USA. He is also known for his own mural work in the USA. But, very little is known about Wight himself and we are usually only told that he was “born in England in 1900” and that he “died in England in 1960, or 1966”. In fact, he was born in Swindon and this article will fully identify Wight. It will, for the first time, give the correct dates for both his birth and death and will also explain why Wight has not previously been correctly identified


To read more go to the Clifford Wight page on the right

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