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Frida Kahlo

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Iturbide and Kahlo: A Conversation

Posted: May 18, 2020
Category: Frida Kahlo
In one intimate photograph, Graciela Iturbide responds—and pays homage—to Frida Kahlo’s cultural legacy, creating an artistic dialogue between the two women.
A black and white photograph of a worn body brace pinned on a blank concrete wall. The photograph is taken from slightly below and to the left of the brace. Similar to a corset, the brace itself is simultaneously lonely, foreboding, and empty as it hangs.

Director’s Desk: Illuminating Frida Kahlo

Posted: May 13, 2020
Category: Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo created intense and revealing self-portraits that chronicle, among many other subjects, her involvement with the worldwide Communist Revolution.
The artist stands in a stage-like space framed by white curtains. Beneath black hair woven with red yarn and flowers, heavy brows accent her dark-eyed gaze. Clad in a fringed, honey-toned shawl; long, pink skirt; and gold jewelry, she holds a bouquet and a handwritten letter.

Self-Portraits in NMWA’s Collection

Posted: November 1, 2017
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Go Figure! Amy Sherald at NMWA

Posted: June 2, 2017
Category: Frida Kahlo
Vibrant painting of a young lady with medium skin tone staring out against a bright pink background. The painting is partially obscured by the silhouetted heads of museum visitors.

Artist Friendships: Lola Álvarez Bravo and Frida Kahlo

Posted: May 2, 2017
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: July 8, 2016

Posted: July 8, 2016
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: June 24, 2016

Posted: June 24, 2016
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

She Who Tells a Story: Shirin Neshat

Posted: June 23, 2016
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Women’s History Month: Can You Name #5womenartists?

Posted: February 29, 2016
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Anni Albers

Posted: February 27, 2016
Category: Frida Kahlo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.