Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

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Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202, USA
DATE
Feb 08, 2020 - Jan 03, 2021

Wed.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tue. CLOSED

2020-02-08 00:00:002021-01-03 00:00:00America/DetroitGuests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador DalíThe DIA welcomes three important works by Frida Kahlo (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo) and Salvador Dalí (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing), presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae. The presentation of Kahlo’s contribution to female self-portraiture and Dalí’s engagement with illusionistic image will be located immediately adjacent to Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals (1932–33). It will explore how the two iconic artists produced their own forms of expression, creating surrealist worlds of subjectivity, myth, dream, mirage and magic.Detroit Institute of Arts
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Adults $14, Seniors $9, College Students $8, Youth $6; Children 5 & under, Members and Tri-County Residents FREE

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The DIA welcomes three important works by Frida Kahlo (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo) and Salvador Dalí (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing), presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae.

The presentation of Kahlo’s contribution to female self-portraiture and Dalí’s engagement with illusionistic image will be located immediately adjacent to Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals (1932–33). It will explore how the two iconic artists produced their own forms of expression, creating surrealist worlds of subjectivity, myth, dream, mirage and magic.

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