Frida Kahlo: 5 Works, DMA

Frida Kahlo, Still Life, 1951, oil on masonite, Private Collection, Courtesy Galería Arvil. © 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


March 07, 2021 to June 20, 2021


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1717 North Harwood,
Dallas, TX, 75201

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Frida Kahlo: Five Works offers a rare chance to explore a selection of works by acclaimed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Since her death in 1954, Kahlo’s deeply emotional and vibrant paintings have garnered ever-increasing attention, transforming the celebrated artist into a global cultural phenomenon.

This installation features four paintings and a drawing on loan from a private collection, each acting as a vehicle for understanding larger aspects of Kahlo’s artistic practice. This includes her unique visual language, her exploration of still life painting late in her career, and her reflection on the events of her adventurous life.

Virtual Component at Take an in-depth look at the works on view in Frida Kahlo: Five Works and discover more about this pioneering artist’s life in ourthenew virtual gallery, featuring infrared photography and X-rays that reveal Kahlo’s painting process.

Coloring Sheets
Add vibrant colors to Frida Kahlo and her plant and animal friends and bring her works to life in your own way. Click here to download printable Frida Kahlo-themed coloring sheets for all ages.

Ppo-Up Spots
Get inspired by the vibrant works of Frida Kahlo beyond the DMA’s walls and out in your community. The DMA has set up pop-up spots around Dallas featuring larger-than-life renderings of Kahlo’s paintings from the exhibition. Click here to see a map and find a pop-up near you.