Isabelle de Borchgrave and the World of Frida Kahlo at Naples Art Institute
March 4, 2023 - June 11, 2023
Isabelle de Borchgrave meets Frida Kahlo in this innovative exhibition. de Borchgrave is known for creating stunning paper replicas of historic garments in European paintings and fashion collections. This exhibition will focus on her latest creation, a bold and bright collection that reinterprets the real garments of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in paper and paint.
Opening a dialogue between artists of the past and present, this exhibition speaks to the lasting impact and influence of creators that begins during their lives and spans beyond them. de Borchgrave used her interpretation of Kahlo's vibrant artistic output to come up with designs bursting with color and pattern to pay tribute to the Mexican artist's enduring legacy as a woman, artist, and cultural icon.