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Opening Day of The Frida Kahlo Exhibit at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida

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The Frida Khalo Exhibit at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Photo by Estrella Fashion Report

Hola Estrellitas!! I have been counting the days until the Frida Kahlo at The Dali Museum exhibit in St. Petersburg, Florida opened and the day is finally here. I am a HUGE Frida Kahlo fan and this exhibit was life. The fact that it was done at the Dali Museum is also amazing, Dali and Frida, I mean, what else can you ask for?.

Let me give you guys the 411 on the exhibit. Over 60 Kahlo pieces are on display, including 15 painting, drawings and numerous personal photographs. There is also an outdoor part to the exhibit, where they have on display a special collection of plants and flowers, in honor of Frida’s love for flowers and similar to what she had at Casa Azul, her home in Mexico.

I am at the Frida Khalo Exhibit at The Dali Museum in St Pete,FL. You guys have to come see it! This made my day 😍😍

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Dali Museum Executive Director Dr. Hank Hine had this to say about the Exhibit on the Museum’s website: “With her dreamlike images, Kahlo has stirred huge public interest beyond the traditional Art audience. In a way, Kahlo created a persona that serves as a contemporary feminine ideal – both tender and fierce”. He also added: “Much like Dali, she constructed an eccentric identity through the iconography in her paintings and then dressed and carried herself as the personality she created in her art. Painting by painting, she becomes a heroic figure of struggle and perseverance”.

I haven’t been to the Dali Museum in many years, since it was remodeled actually a few years ago and I was very impressed with what I saw. It really is one of the best local Museums in the Tampa Bay area. Normally Museums don’t let you take pictures and I was thrilled to be able to take a few to show you guys. Check them out down below.

Let’s take a moment for this flower wall right here…OMG!!

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Opening Day of The Frida Khalo Exhibit at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Photo Credit Estrella Fashion Report

The outdoor garden was also fabulous. I hope that these pictures get you excited about going to see it, it is worth it guys. Frida Kahlo is a true Icon, she was colorful, a real fashionista and a lover of life. Viva la Vida and Viva La Frida!!.

Get your tickets on the Dali Museum’s website at www.thedali.org. The Frida at the Dali Exhibit will be available from December 17, 2016 to April 17, 2017.

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The Dali Museum in St.Petersburg, Florida Photo by Estrella Fashion Report

 

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Dolphin Sculpture at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Photo Credit Estrella Fashion Report

 

The Dali Museum in St Pete , Florida is Fabulous.You must visit #estrellafashionreport #thedali #art #museum #dalimuseum @dalimuseum

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Also, check out my Youtube video about the trip to the museum and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel. Muah!!

By Farrah Estrella

Farrah Estrella is an award winning Latina, plus size, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger. A native of the Dominican Republic, she was a previous writer for Examiner.com and has been the editor of the Estrella Fashion Report since 2012. Follow her on twitter at @FarrahEstrella and @EstrellaFReport

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