The NY Botanical Gardens & the Frida Kahlo Exhibit!!

Welcome to the NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx!!  My husband & I hardly ever venture into the Bronx.  And I’m not sure why.  He grew up there, but only ventures there for the occasional Yankee game.  In NYC, we have 3 botanical gardens (as far as I know) but I had never been to the one there.  When I heard they had a Frida Kahlo exhibit, I had to go!


The entrance to the Frida Kahlo exhibit

The exhibit consisted of a recreation of her house, Casa Azul, and 14 of her original paintings.  Mind you, her paintings are generally very small.


The recreation of Casa Azul (Her blue house in Mexico City)


Inside her Casa Azul


Dress & Floral Hair clip: New York & Company, Shoes: Easy Spirit, Lip Gloss: Rimmel, color: Candy Floss


A 3D recreation of one of her most famous paintings, The Two Fridas, at the NY Botanical Gardens


We weren’t allowed to take pictures of her actual paintings.  This was her only self portrait featured in the exhibit.  I managed to sneak a photo in!  


The grounds of the gardens


Water lilies


Water fountains & other smaller ponds within the Botanical Gardens

I love & adore Frida Kahlo; she is one of my favorite artists of all time.  This exhibit felt really small and barely encompasses who she was as an artist.  I hope one day to go to Mexico City and to see her real house one day!

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