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Exhibition February 27 − June 19
Frida Kahlo and popular art
Like many artists in the vibrant intellectual circles of Mexico City, Frida Calo eagerly collected traditional Mexican folk art as a celebration of Mexican national culture. She drew inspiration from these objects, realizing their political significance after the Mexican Revolution and including their visual and material qualities in their now-iconic paintings.

The exhibition focuses on Kahlo’s long-term hobbies of Mexican folk art, exploring her passion for items such as decorated ceramics, embroidered fabrics, children's toys and religious retablos. All this formed her own artistic practice.
All artworks at the exhibition