Who is Frida Kahlo?
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is the most important and famous Mexican painter of all time. A unique figure that, despite a short and troubled life, has been able to become a real example for women around the world thanks to its courage and independence. After her death has taken on a significant importance worldwide, more and more exhibitions dedicated to her in recent years, you can define it as a true icon of modern culture. With his great love Diego Rivera, famous revolutionary mural painter of the time, formed one of the most tormented couples in the history of art. Betrayals, controversies and oddities accompanied their love for the whole course of their lives making their relationship unique and special. Frida Kahlo died at the age of 47 from a pulmonary embolism following a long and difficult illness.
An experience that will take the visitor on an all-round journey into the intriguing world of Frida Kahlo from a particular new point of view. We aren't talking about a classic exhibition, intended as a "simple" exhibition of works. but a real journey into the life of the artist through the reconstruction of some of the spaces in which he lived, in her historic home in Mexico City, now home to the museum dedicated to her and through the exhibition of objects dear to her. Drawings, everyday objects, clothes, letters, as well as a series of exclusive private shots taken by Colombian photographer Leo Matiz. In short, a real plunge into the everyday life of one of the most important pop icons of our century.