Detroit art museum to open Rivera and Kahlo exhibition in March

Detroit art museum to open Rivera and Kahlo exhibition in March

A public exhibition is set to take place this month at Detroit’s Institute of Arts which has been in the past renowned for its Diego Rivera murals. In the open public exhibition there will be works of Rivera as well as those of Frida Kahlo (his wife) being showcased in what is being termed as the biggest ever exhibition since the museum was threatened due to the city’s bankruptcy.

The exhibition dubbed, “Diego Rivera and Fridah Kahlo” will see nearly 70 works which have been done by the Mexican artists being showcased. In addition to that the exhibition will in the beginning focus on the pairs 11 months that they spent together in Detroit that is between the years 1932 and 1933. During this time Rivera was working on the murals of the “Detroit Industry.”

Part of the opening during Sunday’s exhibition will be Rivera’s preparatory drawings which have not been show anywhere else in nearly 30 years.

Graham Beal, the museum’s director, said that there had been plans of hosting such as an exhibition but due to uncertainty which was surrounding the city owned institutions as well as other setbacks delayed the whole process of staging up the exhibition. He also added that there had been a number of works which were obtained on a loan basis from the U.S., Mexico as well as private collectors.
"When we knew we had a life in front of us, we returned to the idea of the Rivera exhibition, based on the Rivera murals," Beal said.

 

Kristin Stewart in Love with Alicia Cargile

Recently, Kristen Stewart demonstrated that she's ready to open up about her love life. In fact, she has been spotted with her partner, Alicia Cargile, around Los Angeles and it seems like the couple are not hiding their relationship. Recently, Kristen had an interview with Elle UK and it was…More »

Amber Heard Accuses Depp of Abuse

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp continue to make news. Last month they were accused of trying to smuggle their dogs into Australia. They posted an awkward video posing an explanation and apology. Heard and Depp met on the set of “Rum Diary” in 2011 and married in 2015. They were only married…More »

Jake Lloyd's psychiatric episode

Jake Lloyd was once one of the most popular actors in America. He gained his fame in 1999 when he played in the historical movie, Star Wars. Everything was going well for Jake and his career appeared to be on the rise. However, in the past couple of years he was not only off the radar, but he was…More »

Britney Spears Appears on Magazine Cover

Britney Spears is one of the best-known celebrities known for her singing performances. She is attractive and has sported many looks. Her image has been featured on the cover of V Magazine looking sexier than ever. She was almost unrecognizable on the magazine cover. The photo shows of her figure…More »

Three of the highest paid celebrities for 2015

Were you always curious to know what kind of life celebrities have? How they can afford those luxurious cars and huge mansions? Well, some of them have a salary larger than we can even imagine. These are the best paid celebrities in 2015: Katy Perry. The beautiful singer knows how to manage her…More »

What in the world is going on with Sinead O'Connor?

Sinead O’Connor sparked concerns about her emotional state after spilling it all in a Facebook post. It was considered a suicide note; she claimed that she had been submitted to “appalling cruelty” by her husband and children. She claimed she had taken pills and that she was…More »