Private View of Frida Khalo: Appearances Can Be Decieving at Brooklyn Museum
Private View of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
On February 6, members of the V&AAF attended the Private View of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. The group enjoyed the opening reception in the main lobby of the museum and viewed the exhibition.
Based on the V&A’s record-breaking exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, it is the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter. The exhibition also includes new loans and dozens of pre-Columbian antiquities from the Brooklyn Museum’s own collection.
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving ran at the Brooklyn Museum from February 8 to May 12, 2019.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…
Marta Weiss, Senior Curator, Photography at the V&A, gave an interesting and illuminating talk on her book Autofocus: The Car in Photography.
V&A Curators Corinna Gardner and Johanna Agerman Ross gave the V&AAF a virtual preview of the newly refurbished 20th and 21st century galleries, Design: 1900-Now.