Diego Rivera, Self-Portrait 1941. Oil on canvas 68 X 92 cm. Collection of Michael Audain, Vancouver. © Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D. F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
TORONTO.- This fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario will present a major survey of masterworks by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two renowned and prolific early 20th-century painters whose work continues to resonate with viewers around the world. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting features 75 works by the artists, drawn primarily from the collection of Mexico’s Museo Dolores Olmedo. These works highlight Rivera and Kahlo’s lives together and apart, their politics and relationship to society and how their passionate views and activism influenced their work. The exhibition will be at the AGO from Oct. 20, 2012 through Jan. 20, 2013. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting is presented in collaboration with the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, which will display the exhibition in February 2013. This relationship signals a continuation of the AGO’s commitment to working with the world’s most este ... More
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Art Gallery of Ontario presents major survey of masterworks by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
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