Frida Kahlo: An Anguished Brush

Date(s) - Thursday, March 7, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale


As a preview to Florida Grand Opera’s March performances of Frida,an opera by Robert Xavier Rodriguez, art historian Armando Droulers will present the lecture, Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush.

Iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo suffered from agonizing physical pain through much of her life, and her stormy marriage to Diego Rivera was an additional source of psychological trauma. Despite these hardships, Frida Kahlo produced an extraordinary body of work, including 55 self-portraits.

Following the lecture, guests are invited to view the exhibition Remember to React which includes works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s Pearl and Stanley Goodman Collection of Latin American Art.

This lecture is sponsored by The Opera Society.

This event is free and open to the public as part of FREE First Thursdays Starry Nights.

Please call 954-262-0258 to RSVP or register online:

Frida Kahlo (b. 1907 in Mexico City, Mexico; d. 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico) Self-Portrait on Diary Page, 1945, Watercolor, crayon, pencil, and ink on paper. NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale; promised gift of Stanley and Pearl Goodman. © 2019 Banco de MŽxico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York