Phi Beta Kappa scholar Adriana Zavala presentation on Frida Kahlo

Posted on March 16, 2022 by Dana Poleski

Adriana Zavala

On Thursday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m., Adriana Zavala, a visiting Phi Beta Kappa scholar, will present the virtual lecture, Frida Kahlo’s Creativity: Staging Art, Staging Life, in which she will explore the Mexican artist’s creativity in the context of the cultural revolution that followed the Mexican Revolution.  In 2015, Dr. Zavala curated the exhibition “Frida Kahlo: Art Garden Life” at the New York Botanical Garden and authored the accompanying catalog “Frida Kahlo’s Garden.”

Adriana has a joint appointment as associate professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and in the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University. She specializes in modern Mexican and contemporary U.S. Latinx art and is the founding co-director of the U.S. Latinx Art Forum.

This virtual lecture is co-sponsored by the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Visiting Scholar Program, Sweet Briar’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter and Sweet Briar’s lectures and events fund.

Register here.