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Exposition d'art : Frida Kahlo

Exposition d'art : Frida Kahlo
Courtesy The Nickolas Muray Photo Archives

Frida Kahlo

Nicolas Muray

Dimanche, 30 Avril, 2017 - Dimanche, 3 Septembre, 2017

In May 1931 photographer Nickolas Muray (1892-1965) traveled to Mexico on vacation where he met Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), a woman he would never forget. The two started a romance that continued on and off for the next ten years and a friendship that lasted until the end of their lives. Approximately fifty photographic portraits taken of Frida Kahlo comprise the exhibition Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray. The photographs, dating from 1937 to 1946, explore Muray’s unique perspective; in the 1930s and 1940s he was Frida Kahlo’s friend, lover and confidant. Muray’s photographs bring to light Kahlo’s deep interest in her Mexican heritage, her life and the people significant to her with whom she shared a close friendship. Correspondence between the two is also included in framed reproduction. The Hungarian-born Muray was an acclaimed artist in his own right, having pioneered color portrait photography.

location
Museum of Latin American Art - molaa
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
United States