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"La Casa Azul" Museo Frida Kahlo: Room #1 and #2

Third time’s a charm…

I had always wanted to go to el Museo de Frida Kahlo on our previous trips to Mexico City, but for one reason or another, it never worked out. So, it was a DREAM COME TRUE when we finally went to Frida Kahlo‘s home, “La Casa Azul”  in November 2012.

As soon as we drove up to La Casa Azul, I couldn’t believe it! Everything I had seen and read in books was right before my eyes. And I got a rush of excitement and energy that I could’t contain, I was BEAMING, smiling from ear to ear! I was eager to dedicate a whole day to feeling Frida, to walk through her home and astounding garden I had read so much about. 

The first five rooms in La Casa Azul are dedicated to Frida Kahlo‘s paintings, sketches, personal/family photographs, Diego Rivera, and ofrendas (devotions). The following images are from the room #1 and #2 in La Casa Azul. 

It was an amazing feeling to be in the presence of Frida Kahlo
[Above: Frida and the Cesarean Unfinished]
[Above: Don Guillermo Kahlo, Frida’s dad]
[Above: Portrait of a Girl Unfinished]
[Above: Self Portrait Unfinished]

[Above: Frida’s Family Tree Unfinished]
[Above: Viva La Vida Watermelon]
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  • Reply Marta

    Hello from Spain, i really like these pictures. Very interesting and beautiful post. Keep in touch

    February 21, 2013 at 10:23 am
  • Reply nenita pg

    Bonitas fotos:-) besitos

    February 21, 2013 at 10:30 am
  • Reply Nery Hdez

    Hi doll!
    I invite you to my WORLDWIDE GIVEAWAY
    SNB: Sexy, Naughty, Bitchy me

    February 21, 2013 at 11:29 am
  • Reply Aydita

    Son unos cuadros preciosos! besos

    February 21, 2013 at 4:43 pm
  • Reply Aintzane Zamora

    Very nice paintings.

    Love from a GiG member 🙂

    February 22, 2013 at 7:15 am
  • Reply Rica Lanojan

    I am loving the paintings! ^_^ I’m also a lover of Art:) FOund you on GIG 🙂 ♥

    February 22, 2013 at 9:01 am
  • Reply Donah D. Sweetjellybean

    Nina, can I just say that you have such a refreshing blog! I love it! Amazing colours and good quality photos! I’m your follower hun #GiG

    Donah <3

    February 22, 2013 at 9:14 am
  • Reply misseychelles

    Ciao Nina, great post, I love art and of course Frida!! A big kiss Nat Van #GIG

    February 22, 2013 at 10:34 pm
  • Reply Sarvin Sidhu

    nice shots and paintings! x

    February 22, 2013 at 11:02 pm
  • Reply Vivian Chou

    Great post! The paintings are interesting, but def something that I wouldn’t be hanging up in my house 😛 <3 GIG

    February 22, 2013 at 11:23 pm
  • Reply tara bubb

    loving this post as my fav films from this artist xx

    <3 <3 gig love xxxx

    February 23, 2013 at 1:30 am
  • Reply aby ♥

    i love going to a museum! 🙂

    -from gig
    Swirls and Scribbles

    February 23, 2013 at 1:48 am
  • Reply Lisa Shen

    Hi there~ Loving the paintings <3

    February 23, 2013 at 3:34 am
  • Reply Mrs Gaeul

    That looks awesome. It is always nice to check out a museum. I haven’t went in such a long time. Love Frida Kahlo’s work!

    February 23, 2013 at 6:01 am
  • Reply stilettosandtequila

    I’m a big fan of Frida Kahlo. She was always my inspiration. I recently came across a biography of hers and I can’t wait to read it! I’d love to visit her home ONE DAY!! 🙂 🙂
    Love Ashley from ‘Stilettos & Tequila’.
    #GiGBloggers <3

    February 23, 2013 at 10:10 am
  • Reply Angela

    I do like Frida’s paintings, it is such a shame tat so many were left unfinished though. I love visiting art galleries and museums too, so this is a great post for me to read x
    Angela (from GiG group) xx

    February 24, 2013 at 2:28 am
  • Reply

    Hi Nina,
    This is such a lovely and colourful post. I love the paintings and I’m so glad you got to visit the museum.
    GIG love hun 🙂

    February 24, 2013 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply Adriana Iris La Dulce Vida

    I love this post. Should be called the blue post. I just love that shade of blue.

    February 26, 2013 at 1:21 am
  • Reply Brenda Mejorando Mi Hogar

    Love the tour! Thanks for sharing!

    March 1, 2013 at 10:21 pm
  • Reply Sana Sadiq

    Such lovely and colorful post Nina <3 Sorry I've missed it earlier...


    March 2, 2013 at 8:58 am
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