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Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray

From September 24, 2022 to January 22, 2023

Location: Spotlight Gallery (Floor 1M)

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray presents an intimate look at Frida Kahlo, Mexico’s most prolific and well-known female artist, through the lens of her long-time friend and lover, photographer Nickolas Muray.

Frida with Olmeca Figurine, Coyoacán. 1939. Carbon process print

Frida with Arija, Coyoacán 1941. Digital pigment print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper.

Frida on White Bench, New York, 1939. Digital pigment print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper

Frida in Dining Area, 1941. Digital pigment print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper.

Frida with Nick in her Studio, Coyoacán, 1941. Silver gelatin print.

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About the Artist

Nickolas Muray

Born in Hungary, Nickolas Muray became a successful New York fashion and commercial photographer known for his portraits of celebrities, politicians, socialites and artists. Having experimented with color in his work from early on, he found his most colorful model in Frida Kahlo. Muray was a prolific photographer, his archives containing over 25,000 images. Muray photographed Kahlo more than any of his other subjects. These portraits of Kahlo have made their way into a variety of media and popular culture, and are integral to the world’s understanding of who Frida Kahlo was as an individual behind her artwork.

This traveling exhibition has been organized through the Nickolas Muray Archives and is circulated by GuestCurator Traveling Exhibitions located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

This exhibition is made possible with support by Corning Incorporated Global Latino Organization.