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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

June 16 2018 - November 4 2018

Kahlo Frida Self-Portrait with Red and Gold Dress 1941 Oil on canvas 39×27.5cm Gerardo Suter The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of 20th Century Mexican Art

Where? Victoria & Albert Museum

What? Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954) is one of the most iconic women in history, known for her exploration of identity, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her revolutionary self-portraits have grown her a large following – if this includes you, be sure not to miss this exhibit. Expect to see an extraordinary collection of Frida’s most intimate personal belongings, artefacts and clothing. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico. So now you need not travel to Mexico to get your Frida Kahlo fix.

How? vam.ac.uk

Find out more in our round-up of the biggest exhibitions of 2018.


June 16 2018
November 4 2018
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Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London, England SW7 2RL