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	Image: Frida and Diego kissing following their second wedding after signing their marriage certificate, San Francisco, 1940 (detail). Photographer unknown. Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

An unconventional union: Frida and Diego through an artist’s eyes BOOKED OUT

Performance lectures by contemporary artists

Join contemporary artists for a different perspective on the broader social, historical and political context of the artwork of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. These unique presentations will inspire you to see the much-loved work of Frida and Diego through an artist’s eyes.

Image: Frida and Diego kissing following their second wedding after signing their marriage certificate, San Francisco, 1940 (detail). Photographer unknown. Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesdays 7.15pm
29 June – 13 July 2016

Free, bookings required

Does not involve entry into the exhibition

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium

Related exhibition: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Shane Haseman BOOKED OUT

Using as a starting point the politics, love and work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, artist Shane Haseman explores the question: is love revolutionary?

Image: Frida Kahlo Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

 

Wednesday 29 June 2016 7:15pm – 7:45pm
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Lauren Brincat BOOKED OUT

Artist Lauren Brincat takes a look back at her 2012 expedition to Mexico City. She will tell us stories from Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s home Casa Azul and the city that inspired them and countless other artists living in Mexico.

Note: Christian Thompson will not be presenting a performance lecture on 6 July as previously advertised. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience.

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with red and gold dress 1941 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

 

Wednesday 6 July 2016 7:15pm – 7:45pm
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Salote Tawale BOOKED OUT

Tu me miras a mi, mirando a ti. (You mirror me, I mirror you.) Reflecting on the self-portrait, artist Salote Tawale looks at the construction of identity in the work of Frida Kahlo.

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with monkeys 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

 

Wednesday 13 July 2016 7:15pm – 7:45pm
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