CultureSecrets offers you an online MasterClass dedicated to the major figure of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and her relationship with her body. You will learn how her illness, her bus accident, the resulting intense pain and repeated surgeries changed her relationship with her own body, and influenced her Work. This captivating masterclass will be offered by our specialist Aurore Bonneau, art historian and certified guide-lecturer.
The artist-painter is as shimmering, in her colorful traditional dresses, as she is with her cheeky language. But she is also sensitive, damaged and ill. A bus accident at the age of 18 plunged her into constant physical suffering. Since then, Frida Kahlo lives in a "conflict between a dead Frida and a living Frida". She creates a singular art, like a mirror of her life, which arouses the admiration of Pablo Picasso, Juan Miró or Wassily Kandinsky.
Discover through this masterclass how her physical pain covers an autobiographical dimension, as
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Virtual conference : A zoom link will be sent to you by email on the day of the event.
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