Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

A fresh perspective on Kahlo's compelling life story through her most intimate personal belongings

This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington

This exhibition presented an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this was the first exhibition of this collection outside Mexico.

an extraordinary testimony to suffering and spirit ★★★★★

The Observer

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

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Copyright ©2018 Banco de México, fiduciary of the Trust of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museums, Av. 5 de Mayo no. 2, Col. Centro, Del. Cuauhtémoc, CP 06000, Mexico

Background image: Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives