Cultivate an appreciation for duos of creators at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
 

Cultivate an appreciation for duos of creators at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Featured Events, February 10, 2020 2020-02-10
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Art history is full of love stories and creations fueled by the passion of their artists. The major winter exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) in Québec City is Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism, which draws on the couple’s romantic saga. Be among the visitors to discover this astonishing duo of artists and peek behind the curtain at their creative approach and the life they shared.

Frida Kahlo, Autoportrait aux singes
Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait with Monkeys

Inject some warmth into winter with Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism

Recognized the world over for their history of passion and outstanding contribution to modern art, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera continue to leave their mark on human imagination with their extraordinary destiny, more than 50 years after their death. The exhibition presented from February 13 to May 18, 2020 features works of art by this incredible duo, as well as paintings and photographs from other contemporary Mexican modern art figures, such as David Alfaro Siqueiros and Carlos Orozco Romero. Among the works presented are 20 creations by Frida Kahlo, including Self-Portrait with Necklace (1933), Self-Portrait with Braid (1941), Diego On My Mind (1943) and Rivera’s celebrated Arum Vendor (1943).

Draw your exhibition

Want to get the most out of your visit to the museum? Follow a commented visit or develop your creative talents by taking part in the family workshops at the museum in February and March. Create a mask inspired by Mexican modern artists or a bright, colourful self-portrait like those of Frida Kahlo. There will also be a series of workshops for adults in March and April where participants will get to enhance their drawings with fragments of pictures, a technique used by Lola and Manuel Álvarez Bravo. Don’t miss your chance to get the full experience.

Frida Kahlo, Autoportrait en Tehuana
Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait as a Tehuana

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