This eagerly anticipated show explores how Frida Kahlo (b. 1907), one of the most recognised and significant artists and women of the 20th century, fashioned her identity. Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up will be the first exhibition outside of Mexico to display her clothes and intimate possessions, reuniting them with key self-portraits and photographs to offer a fresh perspective on her compelling life story. The exhibition will present an unparalleled insight into Kahlo’s life revealing some objects that have never been on show before alongside selected works.
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up runs from 16 June – 4 November 2018 in Room 38 and 38a. Tickets are available from 8 March 2018. Admission £16 (concessions available). V&A Members go free. Advance booking is advised – this can be done in person at the V&A; online at vam.ac.uk/FridaKahlo; or by calling +44 (0) 20 7942 2500 (booking fee applies).