In 1939, The Frame by Frida Kahlo became the first 20th century painting by a Mexican artist to be purchased by the Louvre.
“I see dreams as part of life in general, but reality is much richer.”
RIP Gabriel García Márquez
Curated by Edward Hayes Jr., MOLAA Assistant Curator
Distant Parallels reflects upon the Latin American diaspora through family-based investigation and broader cultural excavations of inter-continental Latin America. This exhibition explores topics of home, homeland, anonymity and representation in bold new work by five emerging Los Angeles-based artists. The artists whose work will be on view include Adriana Baltazar,Ramiro Gomez Jr., Miguel Ángel Mejía,Gala Porras-Kim and Luis Ernesto Zavala.
Opening Reception at The Collaborative
Saturday, April 26
Two hours free parking available with the Collaborative validation.
421 W. Broadway Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Frida Friday: Frida had planned on becoming a doctor.Her knowledge of the human body added realistic touches to her paintings.
Image Credit:Moses,Frida Kahlo, 1945.
#FridaKahlo exhibit at #MOLAA w ma bae @reeeaa <33 (at Museum of Latin American Art)
Me at the Frida Kahlo exhibit at the molaa museum In Long Beach, CA
#firstplace 🌸💐🙉🌵 thank you #molaa #fridamania loves @lindanuves 😘😘😍 #fridacoustumes #lasdosfridas #twofridas (at Museum of Latin American Art)
Frida Friday: In 2001, the USPS issued a Frida Kahlo stamp, making her the first Hispanic woman whose face has appeared on a U.S. stamp.