Works of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera collected in the "Manege"

From December 21, 2018 more than 90 works of cult artists will be presented to the public in the framework of the exhibition “Viva la Vida. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Painting and graphics from museum and private collections. " In the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" (Moscow) you can see paintings from the collection of the Dolores Olmedo Museum in Mexico City, works from the collection of the grandson of Diego Rivera Juan Coronel Rivera, works not previously exhibited in Russia from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and not only.The exhibition is organized by the Link of Times Cultural and Historical Foundation and the Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg. The public will meet with significant works by a Mexican artist from the collection of the Dolores Olmedo Museum in Mexico City, which has the world's largest collection of paintings by Frieda Kahlo and Diego Rivera. It is about both her early works, and the paintings, the most famous around the world.Portrait of Alicia Galant Frieda Kalo1927, 935 × 1080 cm “The key works of Frida are her self-portraits,” lead organizers in the publication, “The audience will see one of Kalo’s most famous works, The Broken Column, (1944), resistance to blows of fate, an artistic symbol of the power of a woman. "Self-portrait with a monkey", all the images of which add up to the message: Frida again does not believe Diego, and her past and those who are attached to her give her strength. She became the first artist in history who addressed the topic of losing a child - “Henry Ford Hospital” (1932), which may seem shockingly intimate even to the modern viewer. ”Broken column Frida Kahlo1944, 43 × 33 cmHenry Ford Hospital Fried Calo1932, 30.5 × 38 cmAlso in Arthive - Frida Kahlo's biography, Diego Rivera, and publication
Love story in the pictures: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. The exhibition space is arranged in such a way that the works of Frida and Diego “meet” in the central part of the exhibition. As for Diego Rivera, the exposition will show his works from several collections, including those where the artist’s fascination with postimpressionism and cubism was shown.
A unique exhibit from the collection of the Pushkin Museum will be shown at the exhibition. As you know, the artist was a committed communist and party member, in 1927 he even came to the Soviet Union to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. Rivera gave his paintings to the Land of the Soviets, including the monumental canvas “Glorious Victory”, which is stored in the funds of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A. S. Pushkin.Diego Maria Maria Rivera's glorious victory, 1954, 260 × 450 cm, didn’t get to the ill-fated exhibition of works by Mexican artists in Poland in 1954. By the success of the exposition in the National Art Gallery of Zakhente, works were sent on tour to other countries - the Soviet Union China. After this, the important work of Frieda Kahlo “The Wounded Table” disappeared, and only recently appeared a shaky hope of finding a picture.Photographer Bernard Silberstein took a picture of Frida Kahlo at the Wounded Table in 1941, a year after finishing work. Diego Rivera visited the USSR and in 1955-1956, it was then that he created the so-called Russian drawings, which also prepared to show at the exhibition in Moscow.
The audience is also expected to get acquainted with the painting and graphics of artists from private collections in Europe and Latin America, works from the collection of Diego Rivera's grandson Juan Coronel Rivera, as well as documents from Russian state archives that had never been published before. Hall "Manege" can be seen
from December 21, 2018 to February 25, 2019.

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