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Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Collections, Exhibitions, Frida Kahlo, History, News | 0 comments

A group of love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo sold for $137,000 at Doyle New York on April 15, 2015. The 25 letters were written by Frida Kahlo to Jose Bartoli, a Catalán émigré artist whom she met in New York. Many of the letters include keepsakes inserted by Kahlo, among them drawings, photographs, pressed flowers and other mementos. The successful bidder was a private collector in New York, who is also an artist and a great admirer of Frida Kahlo. These unpublished letters, dating from 1946 through 1949 and comprising more than 100 pages in Spanish, were secreted away and cherished by Bartoli until his death in 1995. They remained in the possession of Bartoli’s family, who made the decision to offer the letters at auction, 20 years after his death. Frida Kahlo met José Bartoli...

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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Exhibitions, Frida Kahlo, News, Upcoming Exhibitions | 0 comments

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces

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Viva la Vida: The Art of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Upcoming Exhibitions | 0 comments

Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:00 p.m. – Rich Theatre Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera each achieved international recognition in the history of modern art. Rarely, however, have their paintings been considered in relation to each another, largely due to the view that they worked in very different styles and with separate intentions. In celebration of the opening of Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting, Guest Curator Elliott H. King will present on the artistic relationship these artists shared during their twenty-five years together as a married couple. Although their approaches to painting differed, both were influenced early on by traditional European painting; both caught the attention of the international avant-garde; and both were passionately committed to Mexico’s indigenous people, traditions, and post-revolutionary values. Further, and perhaps most importantly, each steadfastly supported the other’s art, even amidst highly publicized...

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Expondrán vida y obra de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Past Exhibitions | 0 comments

El Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo exhibirá una serie de piezas, entre óleos, maquetas, dibujos y fotografías que exploran las diferentes facetas que caracterizaron a esta pareja.

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Posted by on Oct 21, 2012 in Past Exhibitions | 0 comments

20th Anniversary of Ensambles Ballet Folklorico De San Francisco Date: 11/03/2012 Time: 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Herbst Theatre – 401 Van Ness Avenue • San Francisco, Ca. Member Cost: $25-$35 Non-Member Cost: $25-$35 Date: 11/17/2012 Time: 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Spreckels Performing Arts Center – 5409 Snyder Lane-Rohnert Park. San Francisco, Ca.  Member Cost: $25-$35 Please join Ensambles Ballet Folklorico de San Francisco as they celebrate their 20th anniversary with a spectacular production–Las Pinturas de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo.  For twenty years Ensambles Ballet Folklorico de San Francisco has served the Bay Area as a the premiere performance company of Mexican folkloric dance and tradition.  With sophistication and detail, artistic director Zenon Barron assembles choreography and costumes that maintain the essence and color of Mexico’s character.  The 20th anniversary production of Ensambles’ tribute to...

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Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Past Exhibitions | 0 comments

Del 4 al 30 de octubre 2012 Nueva exposición en la Galería 1 del Centro Cultural Manuel Gómez Morín (La Central): “Diego y Frida, una sonrisa a mitad del camino” Inauguración de la nueva exposición “Diego y Frida, una sonrisa a mitad del camino”  Jueves 4 de octubre 2012 a las 19:00 hrs Av. Constituyentes esq. Pasteur s/n Col. Villas del Sol -Santiago de Querétaro, Qro Entrada libre Del universo Frida Kahlo-Diego Rivera, esta exposición de fotos escogidas registra una pátina de largos encuentros amorosos que son la sustancia última y a la vez el principio de una variada y multiforme parquedad: todas las vidas contenidas en las vidas de Frida y Diego parecerían más vivas que una serie fotográfica en riguroso blanco y negro. Pero, como todo muestrario, éste también es un diario: diario de sentimientos, pero a...

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