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Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L'art en fusion

09 October 2013 | 13 January 2014



The Musée de l'Orangerie is presenting an exhibition devoted to the legendary couple Diego Rivera (1886-1957) and Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
The originality of this exhibition lies in the fact that their works will be presented together, as if to confirm the impossibility of their divorce, finalised in 1938, but reconsidered after just one year apart.
It also gives us a better view of their respective artistic worlds, so different and yet so complementary, through the deep-rooted attachment they shared for their country: a cycle of life and death, revolution and religion, realism and mysticism, workers and peasants.
This exhibition was organised by the Public Establishment of the Musées d'Orsay et l'Orangerie with exceptional loans from the Museo Dolores Olmedo.
Catalogue
Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L'art en fusion
Marie-Paule Vial , Branko Aleksić, Béatrice Avanzi, Juan Rafael Coronel Rivera, Gérard De Cortanze, Christine Frérot, Leila Jarbouai, Michael Lowy, Carlos Phillips Olmedo
Musées d'Orsay et de l'Orangerie / Hazan

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