Casa Estudio de Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera, designed by Juan O'Gorman between 1929 and 1931 in Mexico City, is a significant architectural work that blends functionalism with artistic expression. This complex served as both a home and studio for two of Mexico's most renowned artists, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. O'Gorman, a pioneer of functionalist architecture in Mexico, created a space that reflected the modernist principles of simplicity, practicality, and integration with the natural environment.
The complex consists of two distinct structures connected by a bridge: a striking blue house for Frida Kahlo and a larger, red and white studio-house for Diego Rivera. These buildings, while modern in design with their clean lines and cubic forms, are imbued with vibrant colors and textures that resonate with traditional Mexican aesthetics. The use of natural light, open spaces, and integration of the buildings with the surrounding garden highlight O'Gorman's skill in creating environments that are both functional and inspiring.
Casa Estudio de Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera is not just an architectural landmark; it also stands as a testament to the fusion of art, personal expression, and living space. The house has been preserved as a museum, offering insights into the lives and works of Kahlo and Rivera, and remains an enduring symbol of their artistic legacy and the cultural heritage of Mexico.
Printed on 310gsm Giclée Hahnemühle German Etching
- 30x45 cm (12x18 inches) is a limited edition of 100
- 40x60 cm (16x24 inches) is a limited edition of 50
- 50x75 cm (20x30 inches) is a limited edition of 25
For all limited editions a certificate of authenticity is included