Frida Kahlo present prolonged in Coventry after 13,000 go to

An exhibition exploring the life and work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is being prolonged after practically 13,000 individuals visited it.

The present on the Reel Retailer, Coventry, opened in November and the artist’s private diary was used to place the show collectively.

Greater than 100 artworks, literary works and images make up the present.

The exhibition was resulting from shut on Sunday however has been prolonged till 26 February.

In the course of the extension, employees on the Reel Retailer stated they’d maintain arts and crafts workshops for households in half-term.

Kahlo is broadly considered one of many twentieth Century’s biggest painters, famed for her intimate self-portraits that mirrored her ache and isolation.

The artist, who lived from 1907 to 1954, survived polio and a severe bus crash and had a fancy, passionate marriage to fellow artist Diego Rivera.

Her work promotes indigenous Mexican tradition and chronicles her painful relationship along with her physique.

One of the paintings

This portray is among the many works that make up the exhibition

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