Ishiuchi Miyako: Frida

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Ishiuchi Miyako: Frida
© Ishiuchi Miyako

The extraordinary artist, Frida Khalo is best known for her unbridled, often haunting self-portraits and her unmistakable style, oh and unibrow. This photographic exhibition by the celebrated Japanese photographer forms a uniquely intimate portrayal of a woman tormented by disability through the documentation of rare personal effects. Khalo’s husband, Diego Riviera kept her possessions in a sealed room after her death in 1954, with instructions the room shouldn’t be opened until after he himself died. It wasn’t until 2004 that the Museo Frida Khalo decided to catalogue the items, commissioning Miyako to document over 300 objects. 

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