Throughout her life, Frida Kahlo rode waves of revolutionary change. Hear how the burning cities of her youth, Soviet communism, and sociopolitical contexts of physical disability vividly influenced her work.

Benjamin D. Johnson, assistant professor, History, University of Massachusetts Boston

Please note that we will be screening a recording of this lecture on December 14th in Remis Auditorium, from 1-2:30pm. This lecture screening is available to all of those who purchased a ticket to the October 12th lecture and could not attend due to observing the Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur. Admission to the screening is free and first come, first served.

Above: Mexico. Street market, Mexico City, 1909-1920. Glass Negative. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. Library of Congress Photographs and Prints Division.

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