Visiting Frida and Diego’s Home & Studio in Mexico City

Juan O’Gorman designed this modern building for Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo  in 1937. I had the opportunity of visiting this past month of February 2016. The place is incredible! industrial and modern even today. Large windows are the center piece of the building and the second floor bridge connecting both buildings ideal even for today’s modern couples with individual interests. Next door is Juan O’Gorman’s house built a few years before. Small spaces for bedrooms and living areas with large spaces for studios create an amazing environment. Diego Rivera died here in 1957. Next time you visit Mexico City, I highly recommend you plan a visit to this museum.

Street view of both buildings

Street view of both buildings

Entrance to Diego's studio

Entrance to Diego’s studio

A view of Diego's studio from Frida's studio. Bridge connecting both buildings is also shown.

A view of Diego’s studio from Frida’s studio. Bridge connecting both buildings is also shown.

Frida's studio painted in the same blue (azul anil) as her home in Coyoacan

Frida’s studio painted in the same blue (azul anil) as her home in Coyoacan

A view of Diego's studio from Juan O'Gorman house next door.

A view of Diego’s studio from Juan O’Gorman house next door.

Diego's office adjacent to his studio.

Diego’s office adjacent to his studio.

Diego's collection of precolonial artifacts.

Diego’s collection of precolonial artifacts in his studio

Original Furniture located on a second story mezzanine overlooking the studio.

Original Furniture located on a second story mezzanine overlooking the studio.

Diego's studio with painting of Dolores del Rio

Diego’s studio with painting of Dolores del Rio

Diego's Studio. Even the furniture was designed exclusively for the space by Juan O'Gorman

Diego’s Studio. Even the furniture was designed exclusively for the space by Juan O’Gorman

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