Exhibition: Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dali

Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 at 9:00am

Detroit Institute Of Arts
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

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The DIA welcomes three important works by Frida Kahlo (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo) and Salvador Dalí (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing), presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae.

The presentation of Kahlo’s contribution to female self-portraiture and Dalí’s engagement with illusionistic image is located immediately adjacent to Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals (1932–33). It explores how the two iconic artists produced their own forms of expression, creating surrealist worlds of subjectivity, myth, dream, mirage and magic.  

Take a close look at exhibition highlights, accompanied by interpretive labels, and images of the other works in the exhibition.

Exhibition Date: Feb 7, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021

Cost: Free with general admission

Musuem Admission:

Residents of Wayne, Oakland & Macomb counties: Free
Adults: $14.00
Seniors: $9.00
College Students (w/ valid school ID): $8.00
Youth (6-17): $6.00
Children (5 and under): Free
Members: Free
Museum Parking Lot: $7.00
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