The Frida Kahlo museum, also known as Casa Azul (blue house) is hidden
in the center of Coyoacãn, a district of Mexico City. The family home of
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo became a museum according to the wishes she
and her husband Diego Rivera expressed before dying.
Walking around in a museum and wondering what the women in the paintings were like. Did they think about the same things as me? Did they battle with the same issues? What did they think about the world, what did they think about life?
A rock concert inspired artist Debra Baxter to create her
“Devil Horns Crystal Brass Knuckles” series. This one, a lefty, is on view at
our @americanartmuseum’s #RenwickGallery, which is home to the museum’s collection
of contemporary craft and decorative art.
“Art is not made for anybody and is, at the same time, for everybody.”
Piet Mondrian was born on this day in 1872! Although he is best known for his De Stijl work, Mondrian created many Impressionist paintings as a young artist. The vibrant coloring and thickly applied lines of this 1909 work demonstrates the transitional moment in Mondrian’s career, from earlier naturalism to a period of formal experimentation.