A new exhibition at the V&A Museum called ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up’ will be the first time the Mexican artist’s clothing, jewelry and make up will be displayed outside of her home country. The mission behind the exhibition will showcase the ways Kahlo constructed her identity through the 200 items on show.
The exhibition draws inspiration from a previous exhibition at the Blue House in Mexico and will depict her life story by loosely following the timeline of the artists personal and professional development. The first exhibition dedicated to Kahlo’s appearance was called ‘Appearances Can Be Deceiving: The Dresses Of Frida Kahlo’ which displayed the artists clothing as well as her prosthetics.
“We gave it a different title, 'Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up', but the themes of both shows are about the way Frida constructed her identity,” Claire Wilcox, curator of the exhibition said. She continues: “We have...
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As the part of the Dutch cultural year in France, the Musée de Montmartre organizes an exhibition in honour of ‘Van Dongen and the artists of the Bateau-Lavoir’. One of the many missions of the Musée de Montmartre is to educate how much the Bateau- Lavoir (which is now called Place Emile Goudeau) played an important role in the birth of modern art in Paris. Topics such as freedom, the spirit of the revolution, popular and anti-academic art were conversations that created the arrival of a new artistic century with Fauvism and Cubism at Bateau-Lavoir.
Van Dongen lived at the Bateau-Lavoir in 1905 along with other historical and renowned artists such as Otto van Rees, Maurice Vlaminck, Andre Derain, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. Van Dongen’s stay at the Bateau- Lavoir greatly influenced the evolution of this work. The exhibition at the Musée de Montmartre is a visual example of how crucial this time period was for the artist...
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