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Frida Kahlo and Mexican Modernism

Frida Kahlo Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism

Before this exhibit I didn’t know much about Frida or her life. I certainly know she is a famous artist and can spot her from all her self portraits but besides that, not much about what made her so unique. I love to learn so was excited when the Portland Art Museum had a special exhibit about her life and work. The museum once a quarter puts on special exhibits like this. As a member I get free admission and love to take advantage of that. The museum I think is great but doesn’t have a particularly noteworthy permanent collection that draws a large crowd. These special exhibits are what really draw the crowds, well at least me. Often you can stroll through the permanent collection and not run into other visitors depending on the day.

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