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Exhibition on Screen – Frida Kahlo

Thursday, August 13 - 7:00 PM


This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Guided with interview, commentary, and Frida’s own words, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN uncovers that this, however, was not a life defined by tragedy.

Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases to seek a deeper understanding of the real Frida Kahlo.

Using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works we examine how great an artist she can be considered. Displaying a treasure trove of color and a feast of vibrancy on screen, this personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience, and her unmatched lust for life, men, women, politics, and her cultural heritage.

We might think we already know Frida Kahlo – the image of floral crowns, big brows, and folk style clothing have made her a muse to generations – but what lies beneath the surface of this intensely passionate woman?

Location

215 E. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Event Type
Film
Art

Organization

The Paramount Theater

Date / Time

Thursday, August 13, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact

Name:
Box Office
Phone:
(434) 979-1333
Email:
boxoffice@theparamount.net
More Info:
https://www.theparamount.net/event/paramount-presents-exhibition-screen-frida-kahlo/