Through a spellbinding visual journey, the exhibit sheds light on one of history’s most influential couples. For decades, the pair have fueled the art scene with their various expressions of love — in-person and through paintings — shifting what it means to be both the artist and the muse. D.C.’s ‘Mexican Geniuses’ exhibit gifts us with over 300 realistic projections, unraveling Frida and Diego’s undeniable relationship and artistry.
The exhibit will provide more insight on the artists’ lives and work. 3 immersive rooms will take you on a journey through Frida and Diego’s most known paintings, bringing you into the minds and dreams of the two artists through light, sound, special recreations and props. You’ll even get to encounter the corset and wheelchair that stayed by Frida’s side for so many years after her accident. The ‘Mexican Geniuses’ exhibit uses 360-degree video technology, so you’re sure to see every brushstroke, color, and detail of Frida and Diego’s works.
Towards the end of the exhibition, you’ll get the option to travel through an immersive VR-experience to Mexico. Descend into the afterlife and celebrate Dia de los Muertos as Frida and Diego’s paintings swirl around you, taking on unexpected shapes and feels.
Here’s what attendees had to say about the experience:
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Really enjoyed it. Very informative. I learnt Frida and Diego’s history through the immersive display using their paintings and other works they had created during their lives! 😍” Norman B.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This is a beautifully crafted and scripted experience with stunning visual effects [that immerses you] into the hearts and minds of Frida and Diego.” David H.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Great exhibition! And totally immersive. A great mix of artwork on display, relevant information and explanations lead up to the pique which was the wall to wall room of projections/videos with audio.” Frances L.
Tickets to DC’s ‘Mexican Geniuses’ exhibit start at $36 for standard admission with bundle and VIP options available.