Frida Kahlo home-museum reopens as lockdown eases in Mexico City

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Patrick Frilet/Shutterstock (706049at) The Frida Kahlo Museum in the Casa Azul or Blue House in Coyoacan area of Mexico City. This was the family home of the famous artist Diego Rivera and his wife Frida Kahlo, who lived here during the last 14 years of her life. Mexico City, Mexico. Mexico City, Mexico

Frida Kahlo’s home re-opened to visitors in Mexico City on Saturday after weeks of lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections.

The Museo Casa Azul de Frida Kahlo reopens its doors after two months closed due to the advance of the coronavirus.

Like the rest of the museums in Mexico City, which this week have reopened their doors, it does so under strict sanitary measures. 

Only 20% of the capacity is allowed, it is essential to take the temperature of the visitor at the entrance, apply antibacterial gel, and use face masks at all times while in the museum, to be able to enjoy the wonders that are inside the Frida Kahlo house museum. 

Perla Labarthe, one of the local workers, explains that it was necessary the museum to open up again, in the name of culture. 

A place that pays tribute to the life and work of Frida Kahlo. Photographs, dresses, or personal items of an artist that became one of the icons of the first half of the 20th century not only in Mexico but worldwide.

Source: Diario La Razon

The Mexico City Post

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