AMALGAMA Webinar Series: Women artists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal

AMALGAMA is hosting a free webinar series on the work of women artists from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. Click here for more details, replays of previous talks, and to register for upcoming talks (NB time zones) TONIGHT there is a webinar, in Spanish, on Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo & Ana Mendieta Register here (NBContinue reading “AMALGAMA Webinar Series: Women artists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal”

Featured Exhibition: Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular, MFA Boston, until 16 June 2019

Exhibition of more than 70 works that focuses on the relationship between Kahlo’s paintings and the traditional Mexican ‘folk art’ by unknown artists that she collected and championed as part of her celebration of Mexican nationalist culture. On loan to the exhibition are some 40 pieces of folk art from the San Antonio Museum ofContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular, MFA Boston, until 16 June 2019”

Opens Today: Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, until 12 May 2019

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s unique and immediately recognizable style was an integral part of her identity. Kahlo came to define herself through her ethnicity, disability, and politics, all of which were at the heart of her work. Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconicContinue reading “Opens Today: Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, until 12 May 2019”

Opens today: Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, V&A Museum, London

Open until 4 November 2018, this exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico. Click here to book tickets and see related events.  

Closing Soon: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente

Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City. Closes 17 September 2017 Exhibition of 81 photographs by Colombian photographer and photojournalist Leo Matiz. Matiz established his reputation with his work in Mexico between 1941 and 1947, when he photographed artists and muralists such as Diego Rivera, Frieda Kahlo andContinue reading “Closing Soon: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente”

Featured Exhibition: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente

Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City. Closes 17 September 2017 Exhibition of 81 photographs by Colombian photographer and photojournalist Leo Matiz. Matiz established his reputation with his work in Mexico between 1941 and 1947, when he photographed artists and muralists such as Diego Rivera, Frieda Kahlo andContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente”

Closing soon: México 1900–1950 (Dallas)

  México 1900–1950 Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde Dallas Museum of Art 12 March  – 16 July, 2017 Major exhibition exploring 50 years of Mexican modern art. Following its showing at the Grand Palais, Paris, this is the exhibition’s only US venue. The result of a combined cultural endeavour between MexicoContinue reading “Closing soon: México 1900–1950 (Dallas)”

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (Sydney)

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman collection Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 25 June – 9 October 2016 Exhibition presents 33 artworks from the collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, including self-portrait paintings and drawings by Frida Kahlo, and major examples of Diego Rivera’s canvas paintings. Alongside theseContinue reading “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (Sydney)”

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit

Exhibition: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit Detroit Institute of Arts Focuses on the couple’s work in the 1930s boom-town motor-city and Kahlo’s increasing adoption of traditional Mexican dress and symbolism in her work as a reaction against the American city’s elite. Around 70 works are on display, including eight of Rivera’s preparatory drawingsContinue reading “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit”