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Brussels Celebrates Mexico’s Bicentennial with Frida Kahlo Exhibition

BRUSSELS.- Frida Kahlo y su mundo nineteen paintings, one etching and six drawings from Frida Kahlo, all from the Museo Dolores Olmedo, illustrate life and work of this exceptional artist. Frida Kahlo’s disconcerting gaze stares out from the Museo Olmedo collection, the world’s largest (private) collection of her work. 19 paintings, an etching, six drawings, and a number of photographs bear witness to her brilliant contribution to the symbolist and surrealist movements. And to her life, a hard one from the outset. A tragic bus accident at just 17 led to a series of operations throughout her life, at a time when medicine was just feeling its way. Several miscarriages and a turbulent married life with Diego