There’s kind of this mandatory Diego-Frida obsession that I think everyone goes through at some point or another when hanging out in D.F. Despite the fact that there are a ton of talented artists to come out of Mexico, they are the quintessential pair that epitomizes the idea of “Mexico” for most foreigners. Though always hesitant to buy into that kind of popular hype, I’ve got to admit that there is something really compelling about their work and their story.
I’ve already seen the murals in the Palacio Nacional, so I thought I’d head off to the Secretaría de Educación Publica to check out the murals there. Though less relevant to my research topic, they were still quite powerful — especially the Wall Street Banquet, a personal favorite. Today’s Diego-Friday in D.F. excursion is to the Museo Frida Kahlo in her old house on Londres 247 in Coyoacán.