The museum called ‘The Blue House’ was the place Frida Kahlo, the most recognized Latin American artist in the world, lived and took her last breath. During the virtual tour, you will be able to observe the gardens and the thirteen exhibition rooms of the house!
With the coronavirus pandemic, cultural activities were temporarily canceled. Museums, cinemas and theaters were spaces conducive to agglomerations, so the safest option was to suspend these services until the world situation improved.
Alternatively, some museums have launched virtual tours, which can be done computer screens and cell phones. This was the case of the Frida Khalo Museum, which announced that it will open its doors virtually free of charge to the entire public.
The museum called ‘The Blue House’ was the place Frida Kahlo, the most recognized Latin American artist in the world, lived and took her last breath. The house that overflows with colors, dates 1904 and is not a large-scale construction, is located in Coyoacán, Mexico. There, the personal objects that reveal the artist's intimate universe are exposed.
In this house are some of Frida's most important works: Viva la Vida (1954), Frida y la cesarea (1931), Portrait of my father Wilhem Kahlo (1952), among others. The virtual exhibition is a different way of getting to know the life and art of Frida Kahlo.
During the virtual tour, you will be able to observe the gardens and the thirteen exhibition rooms of the house, which have personal objects and paintings by the artist, such as the office, the kitchen, the garden and the temporary exhibition 'Appearances deceive', the clothes that Kahlo wore throughout her life: colorful dresses with traditional embroidery and hair roses, which comes with a striking history.
At the La Casa Azul Museum, you will see how Frida Kahlo preferred to cook with firewood, discover her fascination with pre-Hispanic pieces and wooden vases, her paintings, understand her vision of surrealism, and have the opportunity to contemplate other collections of works such as El portrait of my father Guillermo Kahlo de (1952), Mi familia de (1949), Frida y la cesarean (1931), Viva la vida de (1954) and Naturaleza muerta (1942).
It's a must! To access the virtual exhibition, simply access the Frida Kahlo Museum website and take advantage of this chance. For other information about the artist's life, the museum is also on Instagram and always s the feed with news.