This exhibit offers a rare opportunity to see firsthand masterpieces by two of the most important and recognizable artists of the 20th century. Bank of America is the presenting Sponsor for Friday Kahlo and Diego Rivera, making Phoenix its only North American stop on a world tour.
Thirty-three works by the famed Mexican artists, from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, are to be exhibited in the newly opened Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Gallery through Aug. 20, 2017. On view will be Kahlo's Self Portrait with Monkeys and Diego on My Mind, and Rivera's Calla Lily Vendor and Sunflowers. In addition, the exhibit includes more than fifty photographs taken by Edward Weston, Lola Alvarez Bravo and Frida Kahlo's father, Guillermo Kahlo, among others. The exhibit will also feature clothing and jewelry of the style and region that Frida Kahlo chose to wear.