Ponce, Puerto Rico: Museo de Arte de Ponce, Fundación Luis A. Ferre, November 19, 2005-February 26, 2006. b/w and color plates, color port. frontis., facs., bio/chron., cat., bibl., color pict. d.j. Item #79243
The handsome catalogue analyzes the evolution of Kalho's (b. Mexico 1907-1954) unique style and how photography, folkart, early 20th century painting, Pre-Columbian art, religion and science influenced her art. Shows a fantastic colonial painting of two women very similar to her modern interpretation of two Fridas. The exhibition presents a good number of Kahlo's paintings, drawings, watercolors, sketches and prints created from 1925 to 1951, along with the works by artists and photographers that contributed to the artistic renaissance of post revolutionary Mexico: Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Hermenegildo Bustos, José María Velasco, José Guadalupe Posada, Guillermo Kahlo, Mardonio Magaña, Adolfo Best Maugard, Lucienne Block, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, and the Casasola brothers among others. The exhibition includes Diego Rivera's preparatory sketches for the now destroyed mural "Sueño de paz, pesadilla de guerra". A Beautifully researched and presented catalogue.