Frida Kahlo’s personal photo collection coming to Museum of the Southwest
Frida Kahlo’s personal photo collection will be featured at the Museum of the Southwest from Aug. 25 through Nov. 20.
The upcoming Frida Kahlo – Her Photos exhibition will be the first time the iconic’s personal photo collection is presented in Texas.
“Locked in the bathroom of La Casa Azul for over fifty years, these images comprise a moving glimpse into Kahlo’s personal life,” the museum states.
The exhibition is a collection of 241 of her photographs assembled by Mexican photographer and photo historian Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. The works give viewers a chance ” to get to know the woman behind the artist: her origins and roots, her friendships and romantic relationships, her constant fight with her fragile health, her political tendencies and also, the strong role that photography played in her life and work.”
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