Historia de un Gran Amor-Story of a Great Love-Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo presented by Phoenix Art Museum
October 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm| Free
HISTORIA DE UN GRAN AMOR STORY OF A GREAT LOVE DIEGO RIVERA AND FRIDA KAHLO
Two iconic 20th Century Latin American artists! Each possessed boundless talent bolstered by and unbending will! As partners, they possessed each other with a ferocious love, intense and complicated. But beyond their mutual love was a more profound and intrinsic love “A love for their country of birth Mexico. “A Story of passion, politics, and art”.
Isabel Ballerna was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina South America. She studied Art – Facultad de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires with a minor in Interior Design. Ballerna has worked as a fine art artist with representation in Art Galleries –published in Contemporary Western Artists by Peggy and Harold Samuels –work featured in numerous publications such as Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West and Southeast Art magazines. Works can be found in the collections of: Atlanta College of Art –Atlanta, GA – DeKalb College in Clarkston Georgia –The Favell Museum in Klamath Falls, Oregon and numerous private collections. Artist file can be viewed in the Phoenix Art Museum Library. Owner / Interior Designer of Carefree Concepts Interiors in Carefree, AZ form 1984 -2009, now semi-retired and owner of Carefree Sporthorses, Desert Hills, AZ. Ballerna is an avid horse rider and competitor in Dressage Breeder of Trakehner – Paso Fino and Azteca horses until 2009.
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