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Screening

Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo

Tuesday 20 October 2020

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo.

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Bar opens 2:00 P.M.
Starts 3:00 P.M.
Advance (includes a cup of tea) £10.00
On the door £12.00

10% off for members

Unreserved Seating

Tickets available online and over the phone on 0333 666 3366.

10% booking fee applies. An additional booking fee of £1.75 per order applies to telephone bookings.

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Guided with interview, commentary and Frida’s own words, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN uncovers that this, however, was not a life defined by tragedy.

Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases to seek a deeper understanding of the real Frida Kahlo.

Using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works we examine how great an artist she can be considered. Displaying a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy on screen, this personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience and her unmatched lust for life, men, women, politics and her cultural heritage.

Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, 1940 (oil on canvas) by Kahlo, Frida

We might think we already know Frida Kahlo – the image of floral crowns, big brows and folk style clothing have made her a muse to generations – but what lies beneath the surface of this intensely passionate woman?

Arrive from 2 P.M. to enjoy your cup of tea!

This event has been rescheduled from 6 July, and 8 September. All original tickets are valid. For more information read here

The Broken Column, 1944 (oil on masonite) by Kahlo, Frida (1907-54)