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

Date/Time

March 07, 2021 to June 20, 2021

Location

Dallas Museum of Art View map
1717 North Harwood,
Dallas, TX, 75201

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Description

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 virtual.dma.org/fridakahlo: 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 our new virtual gallery, featuring infrared photography and X-rays that reveal Kahlo’s painting process.