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June 26, 2023
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Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution

24 June—17 September 2023

  • This article was produced in collaboration with the Art Gallery of South Australia.
  • Image detail: Frida Kahlo, born Mexico City 1907, died Mexico City 1954, Diego
  • on my Mind, 1943, oil on Masonite, 76 x 61 cm; The Jacques and Natasha Gelman
  • Collection of Mexican Modernism, © Banco de México Rivera Kahlo Museums
  • Trust/ARS. Copyright Agency, 2022.

Iconic works by two of the most influential and loved artists of the twentieth century, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, feature in Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution – an Australian exclusive exhibition.

Love, passion and politics lie at the heart of the exhibition.

Radical in their art and politics, Frida and Diego were at the forefront of the artistic and cultural avant-garde in post-revolution Mexico, from the 1920s to the 1950s.


Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution
24 June—17 September
Open daily 10am-5pm & until 9pm on the First Friday of the month & until 7pm on 8-9, 15-16 September
Art Gallery of South Australia
North Terrace, Adelaide 5000
Tickets and more info

Today, they are worshipped globally for their fusion of traditional Mexican folk art and international modernism.

Featuring more than 150 works by the artists and some key Mexican contemporaries – which include paintings, works on paper, photographs and period clothing – this major exhibition from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection positions Frida and Diego within the broader context of Mexican Modernism.

Among the other artists also showing as part of the exhibition are Manuel and Lola Álvarez Bravo, Miguel Covarrubias, María Izquierdo, Carlos Mérida, David Alfaro Siqueiros, as well as others.

For more information and to purchase a ticket, visit the website.

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