Friday, June 24, 2011
Frida Kahlo Expo at Pallant House , Chichester , UK from July
Masterpieces from The Gelman Collection
9 July – 2 October 2011
The Pallant House Gallery is only about 40 minutes from me, really looking foreward to seeing some of Friday Kahlo's artworks in person ..
" ...Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacán on the southern outskirts of Mexico City in 1907. Her father, Guillermo, was an atheist German immigrant photographer, her mother, Matilde, a fervent Catholic of mixed Spanish and Native American descent from Oaxaca. Frida' s mixed heritage was seen as the undercurrent for the prevailing theme of identity in her work, and her divided loyalties to Mexico and Europe..."