TUCSON, Ariz. — The blockbuster Frida Kahlo exhibit in New York City that attracted the likes of even Beyoncé is finding a temporary home in Tucson.
“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” broke attendance records at the New York Botanical Garden during its six-month run last year, attracting over 500,000 visitors.
The large exhibit will debut in Arizona on Oct. 10 at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. It hasn’t traveled to any other gardens and likely will not.
The Mexican artist, long revered as one of the most influential painters in Latin America, has gained wide popularity in pop culture in the past several years, especially in the United States.
The garden is a replica of Kahlo’s own creation in Casa Azul, her home in Coyoacán, a Mexico City borough where the artist lived most of her life.