For the first time in Naples a major exhibition on Frida Kahlo with reproductions of the environments in which she lived

Through January 9, 2022, Palazzo Fondi in Naples is hosting the exhibition Frida Kahlo. The Chaos Within. A 360-degree journey through the life and art of the famous artist, with reproductions of the environments in which she lived.

For the first time in Naples, the exhibition Frida Kahlo. The Chaos Within, on view at Palazzo Fondi until January 9, 2022. Curated by Milagros Ancheita, Alejandra Matiz, Maria Rosso and Antonio Arévalo, the exhibition is proposed as a sensory journey, with the support of technology, into the life and works of Frida Kahlo, her daily life and her relationship with Diego Rivera, as well as the popular Mexican culture dear to her.

It isa 360-degree journey into the world of the famous artist: the shots taken by the greatest photographers of the time, her clothes, her letters, the films that starred her, and there will even be a chance to delve into the environments in which she lived, through reconstruction of her studio and her bedroom in the Casa Azul.

The exhibition aims to celebrate the woman and the artist through a photographic and interactive journey that aims to engage the visitor through the use of multimedia. It is possible to follow thematic paths to totally immerse oneself in Frida’s world and to access focuses dedicated to individual works-a new way to deepen one’s knowledge of the Mexican artist thanks to original content that includes Frida’s relationship with the body, her relations with politics, and the value of a painting that goes beyond pop legend. The collection also features hundreds of personal photographs, artist portraits, letters, diary pages, clothing and jewelry inspired by the artist.

Curated by experts in the field, the sensory exhibition chronicles Frida Kahlo’s life and loves, the milestones of her existence and art. Her home in Mexico City, her bedroom, her studio, the garden of Casa Azul; along the way, visitors can understand Frida’s relationships with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, and through the shots of photographer Leo Matiz, one of the greatest of the 20th century, read an intimate and personal story of the iconic woman of contemporary art. The silver gelatin prints, made from original negatives on Maco Multibrom WA warm tone paper, were donated to the Bagheria Museum - Ezio Pagano’s Observatory of Contemporary Art in Sicily by the Leo Matiz Fundación in Bogota, directed by Alejandra Matiz, daughter of the great photographer. A vitrine in the center will display catalogs of Leo Matiz’s most important exhibitions, and a very rare collection of posters and playbills will complete the itinerary.

The exhibition can be visited without reservations Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets: Full weekend and holidays 14 euros, full weekdays 12 euros; special concessions for over 65s, university students, conventions and children up to 14 years 10 euros; open ticket 16 euros.

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For the first time in Naples a major exhibition on Frida Kahlo with reproductions of the environments in which she lived
For the first time in Naples a major exhibition on Frida Kahlo with reproductions of the environments in which she lived

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