Diego Rivera murals reunited after 80 years at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

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NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- Five murals by Mexican artist Diego Rivera will go on display on Sunday in a new exhibit that reunites works that struck a chord across a broad social spectrum when they were unveiled during the Great Depression. The works, which were first shown in 1931 and 1932, are the highlight of “Diego Rivera, Murals for The Museum of Modern Art,” which runs through May 14. The murals were painted at MOMA, which sold all but one. Museum director Glenn Lowry said the works, particularly “Frozen Assets,” still find resonance today. “What is interesting about Rivera today is how prescient his observations about New York 80 years ago were,” he said. “There is no better metaphor for what is taking place with the various Occupy Wall Street movements around the country and the world than the stratification that is revealed in Rivera’s painting, which shows you the homeless juxtaposed