College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a series of 2021 virtual events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. These events, taking place February to May of 2021, will offer multiple chances to explore the artist’s influences and legacy ahead of the landmark “Frida Kahlo: Timeless” exhibition opening June 5, 2021. Presenting dynamic discussions from experts on the many facets of Frida Kahlo’s work and life, the full line-up of events includes:
Julie Rodrigues Widholm, “Contemporary Art after Frida Kahlo”
3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21
Julie Rodrigues Widholm, former DePaul Art Museum Director and current Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, gives presentation on Kahlo’s lasting influences in the art historical canon and explore how this legacy can be seen even through the work of contemporary artists today.