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!

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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.

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

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Inside her Casa Azul

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

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

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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!  

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The grounds of the gardens

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Water lilies

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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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