August 9, 2022

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Naperville Art League customers honor Frida Kahlo with ‘Viva la Vida’

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Naperville Artwork League members honor Frida Kahlo with the gallery exhibit “Viva la Vida, an homage to Frida” on display at the Naperville Fine Art Centre & Gallery, 508 N. Center St. in Naperville. First works by Naperville Art League associates honor the artist Frida Kahlo.

The art in the gallery is readily available for sale alongside with numerous 1-of-a-kind present shop goods. Gallery hrs are Tuesday via Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 24. Admission is free of charge, and open up to the community. Naperville Artwork League is a 501(c)3 non-revenue. Take a look at

The display is in recognition of the considerably-publicized “Frida Kahlo: Timeless” exhibit at the Cleve Carney Museum of Artwork and the McAninch Arts Centre at the College of DuPage June 5 -Sept. 6, 2021. For info and secure tickets, go to

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), considered just one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, was a self-taught, internationally acknowledged Mexican painter acknowledged for her several portraits and self-portraits as perfectly as will work inspired by character, the artifacts of Mexico, and the country’s lifestyle. She was a feminist, a trend icon, a political activist, and matter of the motion picture starring Selma Hayek titled “Frida”. Her lifetime was fraught with tragedy and agony as she endured polio, a around-fatal bus incident which caused her lifelong discomfort, several really serious surgical procedures, and a bitter loss of life. Her spouse was effectively-recognised artist Diego Rivera. She frequently chose flamboyant outfits with tons of pattern and color, favoring conventional Mexican indigenous gown. She was a trailblazer in many elements.

According to Frida, A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera, 8 days right before her death, Frida finished her final portray by including her last salute to life, “Viva la Vida,” which means “Reside the Lifestyle” or “Hurray for Daily life.”


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