Sunday, August 1, 2010

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, An Artistic Marriage @ MOLAA

Kahlo40"I suffered two grave accidents in my life. One in which a streetcar FridaHopeknocked me down... The other accident is Diego." - Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are known world-wide for their contributions to the evolution of art. Both artists, although possessing completely different styles, became two of Mexico’s most famous people and in turn revolutionized the world of art. This dynamic pair was not only known for their talent and vision, but also for their stormy love affair that would last over thirty years. Theirs was a love inspired by mutual beliefs and passions. However, often throughout the course of their turbulent relationship, they were viewed as immature school children displaying bouts of jealousy and anger. RiveraSelfDespite their problems, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera overcame the obstacles and their love proved enduring.

In celebration of Mexico’s Bicentennial the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA) presents an all new Murals Under the Stars with Gregorio Luke. Beginning @ 6pm - Tickets are $30.00 - Each.

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