So You Think You Know Frida Kahlo?

Images

  • A smiling woman in a brown long-sleeve shirt and pants leans against a white bureau, behind a table stacked with books.
  • A muscular man with receding hairline and a gray goatee sits, hands folded, looking at the camera at the camera, expressionless.
Frida Kahlo, Arbol de la Esperanza (Tree of Hope), 1946. Oil on Masonite; 22 × 16 in. (55.9 × 40.6 cm). Private collection, Chicago. © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D. F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
A smiling woman in a brown long-sleeve shirt and pants leans against a white bureau, behind a table stacked with books.
Hayden Herrera. Photo by: Suzanna Finley.
A muscular man with receding hairline and a gray goatee sits, hands folded, looking at the camera at the camera, expressionless.
Doug Ischar. Photo: John Neff.

About

Art historian Hayden Herrera, author of Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo, discusses the Mexican artist’s life and work with a focus on Kahlo’s legacy, seen in the themes presented in Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo. A conversation in the galleries with Hayden Herrera, artist Doug Ischar, and art historian Debra Mancoff follows the talk.