||ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' extended to Sept. 12
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"Frida Kahlo: Timeless," hosted by the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD), has been extended an additional week to Sept. 12.
To date, "Timeless" has attracted nearly 83,000 patrons from 50 states and 43 countries and grossed more than $1.8 million in ticket sales.
"Timeless" is the most comprehensive presentation of Kahlo's work displayed in the Chicago area in more than 40 years. The 26-piece collection, on loan from the Museo Dolores Olmedo, features 19 oil paintings representing one-eighth of the total number of Kahlo works in existence and works on paper spanning the life of Kahlo, a Mexican artist foundational to the 20th century art historical canon. Best known for self-portraits highlighting themes of identity, politics, sexuality and death, Kahlo channeled her childhood and personal struggles into her art and became an iconic figure and symbol of female empowerment, individual courage and Mexican pride.
The exhibition also features a multimedia timeline with replicas of notable objects from Kahlo's life, more than 100 photographic images, an architectural model of Kahlo's Casa Azul, a Frida Kahlo-inspired garden designed by Ball Horticultural and a children's area.
Visit theccma.org/frida-kahlo .
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