July celebrates artist Frida Kahlo in Playa del Carmen

Posted By on July 4, 2017

July 6 marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Her work is being commemorated with a variety of different activities in and around the city of Playa del Carmen throughout the entire month of July.

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During July there will also be festivals, film cinema of the artist starring Salma Hayek and other activates to celebrate Frida’s work.

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In addition to traditional events, painting courses, poetry, theater and workshops have all been prepared to honor the local artist.

All activities will be held at the Playa del Carmen planetarium. SAYAB Planetario de Playa del Carmen is located at Calle 125 Norte in Ejidal, Playa del Carmen.

 

Frida Kahlo was the author of nearly 200 works, mainly self-portraits, in which she projected her difficulties to survive.

Her art is influenced by her husband, the renowned painter Diego Rivera, with whom she shared her taste for Mexican folk art with indigenous roots, inspiring other Mexican painters and painters of the post-revolutionary period.