Artists & Love: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Visual Arts • 26m
Directed by Delphine Deloget • Documentary • 2020 • 26 minutes
This documentary series tells the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history. Each of the couples in this collection answer the same questions: is love compatible with creation? Can artists reveal themselves through romantic passion? Does love bring a renewed energy to art?
She was a painter gripped by her pain, in constant search of her own Mexican identity, most notably through her self-portraits. He was an unfaithful ogre, a politically committed muralist who both painted and lived large. Frida and Diego, ever the beauty and the beast, lived a tumultuous love affair; two soul mates connected by their shared love for their country.
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