Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans

Diego and Frida, A Smile Halfway

901 Convention Center Blvd.

December 7, 2018 - February 15, 2019

Diego & Frida: A Halfway Smile

Mexican Cultural Institute, New Orleans & PhotoNOLA 2018

 

Diego & Frida: A Halfway Smile

Mexican Cultural Institute, New Orleans & PhotoNOLA 2018

Press Release

The Mexican Cultural Institute, in conjunction with PhotoNOLA 2018, is pleased to announce the photographic exhibition Diego and Frida, A Smile Halfway. This exhibition consists of personal photographs through which the wonderful world shared by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is revealed. One of the most controversial couples in the history of art in Mexico, united for almost 25 years, their relationship is marked by an infinity of encounters and disagreements. This axis of love witnessed innumerable contacts, closeness, complicity and deep friendships with great personalities of the time. It is through the images captured by friends like Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Nicolas Murray and Edward Weston that different stages of the relationship, life, pain and death of Frida and Diego are presented.

Opening Reception:

December 7, 2018

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location:

901 Convention Center Blvd., Suite 118

New Orleans, LA 70130

(Entrance to the gallery is through Andrew Higgins Street)

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