Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at Pallant House Gallery

Masterpieces from The Gelman Collection
9 July – 2 October 2011

(Detail) Frida Kahlo, 1943, The Bride who Becomes Frightened When She
Sees Life Opened, © 2011 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida
Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / DACS.

A new exhibition which showcases Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera together for the first time in the UK. Dealing with the Mexican revolution of 1910, Rivera as a Socialist Hero and Kahlo as a Feminist Icon, the pair (whom together had a troubled past of marriage, adultery and divorce) will simultaneously deal with themes of political turmoil, class struggle, gender issues and love.